How are minimalist aesthetics utilized to assert a stance? How does the work allow autonomy to operate?
Marfa, Texas, is a sleepy little art town, but 200 miles northwest lies an alternate reality – Juarez, Mexico (often referred to as the “murder capital of the world”) and the focus of artist Bettina Langrebe’s latest installation.
Opened in 2004, the Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibitions of contemporary art that encourage adventuresome thinking and dialogue. The center serves as a learning site for students from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and the surrounding community.
An interview with curator Ruth Erickson on her recent project “Sociological Walk in Brooklyn (NY), a re-animation by Fred Forest” conducted over Facebook on September 15th.