Essays

Articles

The Ferguson ArtRising

Michael Brown’s tragic death transformed the city of St. Louis into a place of action and connection and serious visualization. In this essay, the actions of artists in support of the movement are surveyed.





Art Dividends

I suggest that social transaction is the commodity of exchange—a premise that gives weight to interactions between artists, organizers, and audience—making those interactions, and the events where they take place, valuable indeed.



Occupy Yr SoPra

After returning from a full four days at the Central Time Centric Symposium, I was ready to call for an honest inventory of the way that the same systemic structures have permeated the forms and practitioners that were the focus of our gathering.