Who We Are


12_12SQ1_180Sarrita Hunn, managing editor
Sarrita Hunn is interdisciplinary artist whose practice includes writing, arts administration, teaching and curating. Her most recent project, Institute for Autonomous Practices, is a speculative organization whose primary function (like all institutions) is to perpetuate itself by focusing on two self-defining questions: What is an institution? and What is autonomy? Over the last decade, she has worked with many artist-run spaces and projects across the globe from Andrea Zittel’s A-Z West in Joshua Tree, CA to Spor Klübü in Berlin, Germany. Additionally, she is the Residency Program Director at The Luminary and Assistant Director of the Summer Institute for Visual Arts at Drury University.

James Headshot 2013 web squareJames McAnally, executive 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.




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Sofia Leiby and Jason Lazarus are the founders and directors of Chicago Artist Writers, an online platform that asks artists and cultural producers to write traditional and experimental criticism serving under-represented arts programming in Chicago. By facilitating workshops hosted by critical writing professionals and utilizing an open submission/peer editing process for writing criticism, they encourage artist-writers (often at the beginning of their careers) to grow in terms of their personal art practice and their ability to read and energize the cultural field around them.

Ortega y Gasset Projects (O y G) was launched in May 2013 as a gallery and curated project space in the Bushwick/Ridgewood neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Queens. Formed by artists living in California, Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York, O y G operates as a cross-country collective and an incubator for dialog and artistic exchange.


Sage Dawson is an artist, writer, and educator based in St. Louis, Missouri. She examines the history of cartographic rendering: mapping to investigate collective experiences, sublimity, and the distinct identities of spaces. Her work draws from community projects, radical cartography, and the landscape itself. Sage’s work was recently featured in Elephant Magazine and in FROM HERE TO THERE published by Princeton Architectural Press.

Genevieve Quick is a San Francisco-based artist and art writer. Quick has been awarded residence at the de Young Museum, MacDowell, Derjassi, and Yaddo.


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