Artists feel stuck: under-recognized for all the activities they are actually doing and over-commodified as the great force behind “hipsterism." Resistance seems futile.
Here is third in our series reports from the “Outer Regions: Roundtables and Public Panel Discussion.” This audio essay focuses on the third roundtable, “Altered Institutions,” which included Nikki Hamblin, founder of PROJEXx Studio and Gallery in Johnson City, TN.
Seed Space is an artist-run, non-profit lab for site-specific installation, sculpture, video and performance-based work in Nashville.
Located in the historic Chestnut Square building, threesquared is a contemporary art space dedicated to showcasing artists working nationally and internationally in a variety of media.
Coop is a curatorial collective made up of artists, curators, thinkers and professors who are committed to expanding Nashville’s dialogue with contemporary art by presenting challenging new or under-represented artists/artworks in the community.
Marginal Utility is a non-profit gallery that presents the work of locally and internationally recognized emerging and established artists through exhibitions, publications, editions and events.
Founded in 1988, Vox Populi is an artist collective that works to support the challenging and experimental work of under-represented artists with monthly exhibitions, gallery talks, performances, lectures, and related programming.
We are a collective of sharp edges, committed to frank discussion and unexpected pairings. We do not strive for consensus; we do not show our own work in the space. We are artists curating other artists, supporting a community of makers from within.