2018.09.30, Sunday
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Sara Greenberger Rafferty: Tailored Content

Sara Greenberger Rafferty: Tailored Content

By: Katy Henriksen     Jan. 22 – Feb. 25, 2018 Curator: Marc Mitchell   There’s a visceral urgency in 40-year-old Sara Greenberger Rafferty’s work, a multimedia artist who channels our fragmented zeitgeist who is, as she ...

Hyperactivity Detox

Hyperactivity Detox

by Liz Scofield   The Experiment Method   From April 15 at the strike of midnight to April 17, I turned off my phone and computer and told myself, “I will not work for these three days. I will be bored. I will do nothing.”   I put ...

Mississippi Artist Provides Community Catharsis Ten Years After Katrina

Mississippi Artist Provides Community Catharsis Ten Years After Katrina

The Journey Within, 2015, Diameter approximately 20′, site-specific installation at Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, MS (tile, concrete, found/donated materials), photo by Evelina Burnett In anticipation of the tenth anniversary of ...

Consequences of Media for Life: Becoming Boring

Consequences of Media for Life: Becoming Boring

By Lisa M. Williamson I enter 57251 into my phone with the message: “Send me bored.” The message I receive is: “We could not find any matches. Maybe try ‘Send me something purple’.” My inner child compels me to type: “Send me (poop emoji).” The ...

Glitter in the Makerspace, Trouble in the Water:

Glitter in the Makerspace, Trouble in the Water:

Appalachian Futurism & Southern Constellations – Elsewhere, North Carolina By Ash Smith   Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. — Arthur C. Clarke     This summer, before arriving at ...

Life through the lens of Randy Hayes

Life through the lens of Randy Hayes

By Jacqueline Knirnschild     In 1948, a farm boy from Clinton, Mississippi stood on the Gulf Coast with his parents, stared out at the expanse of ocean and asked, “what is a ‘gulf’ and what is ‘Mexico’?”   “I couldn’t ...

Perception in the Digital Age

Perception in the Digital Age

Very Analog Experience of this Digital Intimacy   By Liz Scofield     Cloud puff thunder heart fire water flow electricity oceans puddles connect heartbeat chest tug body buzz lost breath chemical reaction eyes eyes eyes movement ...

Notes on Neo-regionalism and Mark Holmes

Notes on Neo-regionalism and Mark Holmes

“The flatness, event-less-ness, and openness of the surrounding landscape opens a space to go deep.” MH   I’m drawn to art that advocates for the rural – formally and conceptually rigorous work that connects critical texts to ...

A Painter’s Refusal

A Painter’s Refusal

In Melville’s short story “Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street” Bartleby, a young, introverted young man, is hired by an attorney to copy law forms. Told from the lawyers perspective it is the story of how Bartleby disrupts the ...

For the Wolfes, a Landscape of Family Memory

For the Wolfes, a Landscape of Family Memory

By Sherry Lucas Lucas Fisherman Periwinkles peek shyly from the green ground cover in early spring. Around back, unruly azaleas start to lose their fuchsia fire as delicate dogwoods dot the scene with white. At Wolfe Studio in Jackson, ...