I recently had the opportunity to Skype with artist Mónica Palma. She had just returned from a co-op. I had just returned from the kitchen with a cocktail in my hand. We had a great conversation.
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.
The second in our series reports from the “Outer Regions” symposium, a diagram introduced by Adelheid Mers (created in response to Vilém Flusser’s essay “Exile and Creativity”) that proved an invaluable tool for discussion.
“Outer Regions: Roundtables and Public Panel Discussion,” a two-day event held at East Tennessee State University with funding support from the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts, was organized by Vanessa Mayoraz and Andrew Scott Ross to explore the ramifications of artistic practice outside of major metropolitan art centers.