Friendship has been and always will be the basis of political action. The point of prefiguration is bringing the future into the present and the primary way that we do this is in the forming and nurturing of our relationships with one another in the ways we enact them on a day-to-day basis.
The Work of the Institution in an Age of Professionalization
Slow Criticism: Art in the Age of Post-Judgement
Movement Building for Beginners
Belaboring the Fringe: in lieu of an Artist Statement
Sustainability is not Solidarity: Superscript & the Economies of Art Writing
Muse as Critic, Returning the Gaze from the Pedestal
No one cares about art criticism: Advocating for an embodiment of the avant garde as an alternative to capitalism
Responding to the Ghost Ship fire and attempted political interventions in North Carolina, Elsewhere founder George Scheer considers how alternative spaces thrive in emerging cultural economies and how we can work together more critically and collectively.
James McAnally writes an experimental elegy of alternative spaces that have closed or transitioned over the past year-plus.