Amy Mackie surveys the emergence and evolution of New Orleans's post-Katrina arts communities for the first post in our New Orleans feature.
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?
Over two days in the heart of Chelsea, non-profit awareness group Arts & Labor hosted a series of roundtable discussions, community activities and workshops to initiate a dialogue between dozens of alternative resources within the New York City creative community.
Chicago Artist Writers is a platform that asks artists and art workers to write traditional and experimental criticism that serves under-represented arts programming in Chicago. In this essay, founders Sofia Leiby and Jason Lazarus reflect back on the first year of the project.
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?
Not many people would think of the Core Residency Program as an artist-run residency, but to some extent it is. Joseph Havel is an artist who has been directing the Glassell School and Core residency for over twenty years.
Here’s the problem: pick up your local daily newspaper. Try to find an article about art. We can find the articles about politics. We can find the articles about our neighborhoods. Sales at the local mall. But what about art?