Jenna Crowder examines Aliza Shvarts’s extensive retrospective at Artspace New Haven, considering how the artist manipulates the language of rage in order to lift it from the margins.
Merve Bedir considers Dwell in Other Futures: Art / Urbanism / Midwest, a two-day art and ideas festival that explored the collisions of race, urbanism, and futurism, providing a platform for alternate visions of St. Louis to come. Organized by Gavin Kroeber, Tim Portlock, and Rebecca Wanzo, the festival asked the questions of “how images of the future shape the city in the present,” and “what competing futures are emerging in the urban fabric.”
A LONE, a city-wide exhibition of video and visual art installations presented by Vignettes and Gramma Poetry in Seattle, seeks to inspire and provoke questions about what it means to be alone, to feel lonely, and to find a home within the cities we love, and leave.
A reflection on Erin Hayden’s solo exhibition “Hold Me” in relation to Bonnie Honig’s “Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair (Thinking Out Loud)”, Abraham Lincoln in the Land of Lincoln, democracy, play, and the public.