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Signifying Nothing

Signifying NothingBy Audrey Molloy         Only in its ideally lifeless, empty, windswept plains is the life of abstract thought possible. Only there does a mind closed on itself open unto the world, recognize itself in the harshest ...

What’s It Worth To Ya?…

What’s It Worth To Ya?…By Lawrence Jasud       …is a question that hangs over every conversation, negotiation, lecture, opening and artist’s talk in the art world. In the larger context, money has become the unmentioned guest in almost every human ...

Touch Magic: Secret love of machine girl

Touch Magic: Secret love of machine girlBy Yutong Liu   To the machines and devices who stay with me during this isolation time period.         When you sit in front of screen, You become me. When you touch me, On the screen, Click the mouse, Type the ...

Silent Walls

Silent WallsBy Christine Bespalec-Davis She/Her         I last saw my students in March, the week before the the city of Chattanooga and Walker State Prison – where for the past two years I have worked as a volunteer on behalf of ...

I Want To Remember You. Art in Paying Attention.

I Want To Remember You. Art in Paying Attention.By Conner Delgado       I started this in February. It was going to be about the last pre-pandemic art crawl in Nashville. I’m writing this in July now. My family was almost homeless last month and now we’re living in a house with ...

A love letter to myself from 2026 / a love letter from myself in 2026

A love letter to myself from 2026 / a love letter from myself in 2026By Liz Clayton Scofield         Dear –   Hi! I’m writing you from the place you’ve been yearning for. I’ve included a map for your reference, some kind of guide to arrive at this Possible-Future. I know from ...

Digital in the Delta

Digital in the DeltaBy Scott Whiteley Carter           How do you host an annual art exhibit when you do not have galleries?    That was a question faced by the Arkansas Arts Center (AAC) in Little Rock, Arkansas, as it looked toward the ...

If It’s Broke, Learn How to Fix It: Radical Repair Workshop

If It’s Broke, Learn How to Fix It: Radical Repair Workshop    By Raina Belleau     What does the worn-and-tattered satin edge of a childhood blanket have to do with a sculpture? What is the relationship of the holes in your favorite t-shirt to a gallery wall? What does a broken ...

Stitched Dissent

Stitched Dissent  By Paula Kovarik   I quilt to piece, layer and stitch a narrative that represents my concern for what is doing on in our country. My art reflects American anxiety in a world of danger and distrust. It mirrors the ominous overtones of ...