Who We Are
Sarrita Hunn, editor
Sarrita Hunn is an interdisciplinary artist whose often collaborative practice focuses on the culturally, socially and politically transformative potential of artist-centered activity. Over the last fifteen years, she has worked in a variety of capacities with many artist-run spaces and projects across the globe from Andrea Zittel’s A-Z West in Joshua Tree, CA to Louise Dany in Oslo, Norway.
James McAnally, editor
James McAnally is an artist, curator and critic whose work seeks to create a space of expanded authorship and exchange, considering the role of the artist within a broader landscape of production, conception, and consumption. He is a founder, Co-Director, and Curator of The Luminary, an incubator for new ideas in the arts based in St. Louis, MO. In his artistic practice, he works as a part of the collaborative US English. He has lectured widely at venues such as Chatham University, (e)merge art fair, Washington University in St. Louis, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, University of Missouri – Columbia and, most recently, served as a Visual Arts panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts.
Editorial Assistant: Rose Harding was born and raised in Indianapolis, IN and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture from Indiana University. In her work she attempts to reconcile disillusionment with the physical body as a result of living in a patriarchal society and does so through video, found object sculpture, and poetic gesture. Additionally, she explores agitation of normalcy through collaborative curating and alternative space making.
Artist-Run Alliance: Artist-Run Alliance is an international platform for artist run initiatives to connect and interact through a global network and build relationships based on a shared vision. Organized by the Alfred Institute for Art and Culture, the idea for the Artist Run Alliance has grown out of their work as an independent, non-profit art space. The Artist Run Alliance is a forward-thinking project and a supportive, pro-active community working outside of the established art economy and committed to putting creative ideas into action.
In BERLIN: In the spring of 2018, District Berlin launched D’EST: A Multi-Curatorial Online Platform for Video Art from the Former ‘East’ and ‘West’, which will be accessible online until the end of 2020. Between June and November 2018, the online platform will publish a total of six screening chapters reflecting post-socialist transformation. In collaboration with fifteen curators, fifty artists, and other cultural experts, D’EST maps out artistic forms of historiography, especially from the perspective of female and collective production.
In TENNESSEE: LOCATE Arts serves Tennessee by anchoring and spotlighting the contemporary visual art scenes in each region and fostering a unified statewide art scene. Our programs promote art dialogue between the different cities in the state, and between the state and the world.