Renan Laru-an observes the ruptures possible in “bad criticism” to allow more tongues to speak.
Jenna Crowder examines Aliza Shvarts’s extensive retrospective at Artspace New Haven, considering how the artist manipulates the language of rage in order to lift it from the margins.
Merve Bedir considers Dwell in Other Futures: Art / Urbanism / Midwest, a two-day art and ideas festival that explored the collisions of race, urbanism, and futurism, providing a platform for alternate visions of St. Louis to come. Organized by Gavin Kroeber, Tim Portlock, and Rebecca Wanzo, the festival asked the questions of “how images of the future shape the city in the present,” and “what competing futures are emerging in the urban fabric.”
Jillian Steinhauer speaks with artist Chloë Bass about institutional care, intimacy and anti-empathy, what it means to be political, and more alongside her current exhibition, The Book of Everyday Instruction, at Knockdown Center.
Ahead of its ten year anniversary and impending reopening, Eastside Projects Director Gavin Wade speaks with The Luminary caretaker (and Temporary editor) James McAnally on the Birmingham-based artist run multiverse’s compelling vision of an intuitive arts institution, the urgencies of independent arts organizing post-Brexit, and how art offers space for reflection, speculation, and action upon our complex present.
Continuing our ongoing feature on ‘instituent practices,’ Sarrita Hunn sits down with artist Ahmet Öğüt and asks six questions related to empowerment and support.
Flex Gallery is a wearable, rotating exhibition space located on curator Zachary Trebellas’ left arm.
North Mountain Residency is an artist-run non-profit based on an apple orchard in West Virginia founded by John Labovitz.
Thkio Ppalies is a project space based in Nicosia, Cyprus, founded by Stelios Kallinikou and Peter Eramian.