A first-hand account of our editor’s arrest and detention at a peaceful protest following the no-indictment decision of Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO on November 25th, 2014.
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Temporary has organized a social response to the expansive and complex State of the Art exhibition at Crystal Bridges, which will invite the exhibition’s curators, participating artists and a call for critics and audiences to respond to the show through a continually evolving text.
James McAnally reflects on the events in Ferguson following the violent death of Mike Brown by Ferguson police, the vocal protests and the subsequent burning of his memorial as a work of public mourning.
The 9/50 Summit organized by the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Seed Space and Elsewhere, featured 18 artist-run spaces, presenters and projects from throughout the Southeast.
Reflecting on the recent Hand in Glove conference, James McAnally addresses the past and future of artist-centered practice: How are we to build on our own legacies? Why do we falter when we talk about sustainability? How do we understand our capacities?
New critical voices should be emerging as we understand that there are no gatekeepers and no gate to keep. In a time where so much art criticism is provisional, under- or unpaid, how can we best cultivate new critical voices and new platforms?