Posts Tagged ‘Performance’

Spotlight: ARTS.BLACK

N PLEIN AIR VASSALAGE, 2015, COURTESY OF OH WOW GALLERY

This summer, Daily Serving is shining a light on some of the many arts publications that we respect, and this week we’re devoting our attention to ARTS.BLACK. “En Plein Air: A Collaboration between Jacolby Satterwhite and Trina” is the final selection from co-editors Taylor Renee and Jessica Lynne, who write, “At ARTS.BLACK, we have a deep love for the Miami rapper Trina. After learning that she had partnered with another[…..]

Spotlight: ARTS.BLACK

HouseFull at Regina’s Door, “We Are Staying Right Here,” Photo: Robbie Sweeny Photography

This summer, Daily Serving is shining a light on some of the many arts publications that we respect, and this week we’re devoting our attention to ARTS.BLACK. “Loud.Black.Resident III” is the first selection from co-editors Taylor Renee and Jessica Lynne: “In 2016, we commissioned our first interview series focused on performance from Arielle Julia Brown, theater artist and performance curator. This conversation with Amara Tabor Smith invokes the[…..]

Spotlight: Chicago Artist Writers

This summer, Daily Serving is shining a light on some arts publications that we admire, and this week we’re reading Chicago Artist Writers. Today and tomorrow we’re looking at a two-part review of 2nd Floor Rear, Chicago’s DIY festival of art in alternative spaces. In Part 1, artist Brit Barton discusses the various projects taking place across a sprawling parade route of performances, which brought up issues of gentrification,[…..]

Loud. Black. Resident Part I: In Conversation with Dr. Omi Osum Joni L. Jones

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Today from our friends at ARTS.BLACK we bring you Arielle Julia Brown’s interview with Dr. Omi Osum Joni L. Jones. Omi Osun Joni L. Jones is an artist, scholar, and an Associate Professor in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Jones states, “My desire has been to transform predominantly white academic spaces into places where Blackness reigns.[…..]

Step of Two at Royal Nonesuch Gallery

Right: Henna Vainio, Legs (orange), 2017; plaster, pigment, fiberglass, steel; 78 x 8 x 8 in. Left: Emily Mast. ENDE (Like a New Beginning), 2014 (video still); HD color video with sound; 7:30 sec. Courtesy of Royal Nonesuch Gallery. Photo: Dana Hemenway.

Step of Two, the current exhibition by Emily Mast and Henna Vainio at Royal Nonesuch, tenderly complicates ideas of action versus inaction. Two freestanding sculptures by Vainio have an immediate presence, with bright colors and abstract forms that suggest human postures. To make them, Vainio pours pigmented plaster into corrugated-cardboard cylindrical molds, which collapse and bend under the weight of the plaster. Once set, the plaster[…..]

Hashtags: The Body Without Organs

Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between. Gallery View, Clothes/Not Clothes: War/Peace. © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

#embodiment #performance #fashion #commerce #beauty #ReiKawakubo Given their constant presence in our lives, we think surprisingly little about our bodies. When we do, we are often thinking of ways to make them less body, more commodity. For women in particular, the body is the site of our social acceptability and our abjection. Fashion is how we navigate that landscape. Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah has proposed that the[…..]

James Franco & Kalup Linzy: Collaborations at Bob Rauschenberg Gallery

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Shotgun Reviews are an open forum where we invite the international art community to contribute timely, short-format responses to an exhibition or event. If you are interested in submitting a Shotgun Review, please click this link for more information. In this Shotgun Review, Danny Olda reviews James Franco & Kalup Linzy: Collaborations at Bob Rauschenberg Gallery in Fort Meyers. Since General Hospital brought the two together in 2010,[…..]