Archive For The “Interviews” Category

Interview: Guillermo Galindo, The Sonic Mediator

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Interview: Guillermo Galindo, The Sonic Mediator

By Sara Lee Burd   Guillermo Galindo, Diamonds Ritual Performance, POW! Performance 7 festival, 2008   A performance by Guillermo Galindo involves a bizarre ensemble of objects filled with symbolic and sonic significances, which he manipulates in ways that transcend mundane reality. The barriers between audience and participant dissolve as the visual and musical combine…

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Interview: Marc Mitchell

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Interview: Marc Mitchell

By Sam King   Derek Larson and Marc Mitchell, Aborophilia, 2016, 60×54 in. (irregular), acrylic on custom panels and felt. Image courtesy of Marc Mitchell.   Marc Mitchell is an artist and curator based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and my colleague at the University of Arkansas School of Art. This interview is excerpted from a longer…

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Interview: Peter Cochrane

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Interview: Peter Cochrane

By Stephanie DeMer Dowda   Peter Cochrane, For Aaron, 2019, 40×50 inches, archival inkjet print. Image courtesy of the artist.   In classic versions of the tarot, the hermit card is depicted as a robed figure standing in fog holding a lantern at arm’s length. Often, I think the hermit is gazing into the glowing…

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Interview: McLean Fahnestock

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By Bethany Springer, Juror of Number: Inc’s Art of the South 2019 exhibition.   McLean Fahnestock, Untitled (security work in progress), 2019, Video installation at the Ann Arbor Art Center as part of the 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival. Photo courtesy of the artist.   McLean Fahnestock’s video piece entitled Tidal Passage was recently on display as…

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Interview: Zipporah Camille Thompson

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Interview: Zipporah Camille Thompson

By Aileen Farshi     The work of visual and sculptural artist Zipporah Camille Thompson transports you from the confines of a gallery into an alternate dimension in outer space. Histories are encapsulated in clay objects and woven textiles that lay before you. Unearthly sculptures-as-artifacts with ornate details share a tale of personal journey and…

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Carl Pope: Leading a Revolution of Self-Honesty

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Carl Pope: Leading a Revolution of Self-Honesty

By Sara Lee Burd     Carl Pope and I sat together for four hours. Enjoying each other’s company, we chatted about his art, ate biscuits, and read his book together. I found the man kind, tender, and brilliant. The acclaimed artist is known for his meticulous installations, community-based collaborations, and poster projects. Although he…

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Arts, Advocacy and Community: An Interview with Alex Paul Loza

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Arts, Advocacy and Community: An Interview with Alex Paul Loza

  Alex Paul Loza is a Chattanooga based multi-disciplinary artist and educator. His work is focused on social advocacy and community engagement. Alex is the executive director and founder of CLAVA, the Center for Latin American Visual Arts, and sits on the Latin American Advisory committee at the Hunter Museum of American Art. He has…

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Taylor Alxndr Likes Her Queer Pride, Southern Fried

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Taylor Alxndr Likes Her Queer Pride, Southern Fried

By Nicholas Goodly     Southern Fried Queer Pride is one of the fiercest organizations in Atlanta. Created by performer and community activist Taylor Alxndr, SFQP has become a haven for queer people all over the South. Taylor and her team have hosted drag shows, pop-up thrift shops, comedy nights, artist markets, film nights, dance…

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Interview: Rocky Horton

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Interview: Rocky Horton

By Lexie Roland     Rocky Horton is a conceptual artist living and working out of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife Mandy Rogers Horton and their four children. On November 25, 2018, Rocky launched a self-declared artist-in-residency through an ad in the Nashville Scene. Over the course of the year, Rocky is creating work in…

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Interview: Jacoub Reyes

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Interview: Jacoub Reyes

By Evan D. Williams     Jacoub Reyes is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Orlando. He is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a BFA in Drawing in Printmaking, a recipient of the Southern Graphics International Grant Award, and a frequent exhibitor, lecturer, and workshop instructor across the South. For…

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