Silvi Naci 0

ISSUES OF POWER: The Space Between Ignorance & Acknowledgement

“I feel most colored when I am thrown against a sharp white background.”-Zora Neale Hurston As a byproduct of a conversation with my dear friend and fellow artist Chanel Thervil, this essay grapples with issues of power presented within Carrie Mae Weems’ exhibition  “I once knew a girl…”  at the…

Alexander Castro 0

Review: Anna Shapiro at AS220

Pregnancy and parenting can create serious changes to an artist’s process. As installation maestro Sarah Sze elaborated on a 2012 exhibit in London: “The pieces in this show appear to measure space, or time, and now that I have two children, time is more significant. It has more weight.” Those…

Megan Gregory 1

Transformations: An Interview with Chuck Hoberman

Chuck Hoberman is an artist, designer, and engineer. He founded the multidisciplinary firm Hoberman Associates, is a member of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, and is one of the inaugural faculty members of the Harvard Graduate School of Design’s new Masters in Design Engineering (MDE) program. Currently his…

Susanna Bolle 1

Listening to Jed Speare (1954-2016)

When Jed Speare died earlier this spring, Boston’s experimental arts community lost a pioneering artist, a tenacious advocate, a dear colleague, and an even more dear friend. Jed was best known for his work as a composer and sound artist, but his work was truly multidisciplinary, encompassing video, installation, and…