ART PAPERS 36.06 - Nov/Dec 2012
The first issue in a series of six guest editors, designed to open everything up for reinterpretation. — Saskia Benjamin, excerpt, Letter from the Executive Director
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
tête-à-tête a conversation with Mickalene Thomas
Carmen McCleod and Mickalene Thomas discuss collaboration, identity, and performance.
Attack of the Boogeywomen: Visualizing Black Women’s Grotesquerie in Afrofuturism
Jared Richardson explores the use of the grotesque as an Afrofuturist tool in contemporary painting.
She Put a Spell on Us: The Persisting and Mercurial Legacy of Nina Simone
Carmen Winant looks at the legacy of Nina Simone and her timeless and transgressive ability to give form, word, and music to the political, the angry, and the emotionally complex.
Artist Project Jacolby Satterwhite: Reifying Desire 5
Jacolby Satterwhite’s interdisciplinary practice moves between 2-D and time-based formats activating an alternate reality is both tied to and re-creates an existing history.
The Association for the Advancement of Cinematic Creative Maladjustment
Cauleen Smith and the Association of Creative Maladjustment of Cinema propose a new life for time-based media and the moving image.
Terra Nova/ Terra Nullius
Paul Miller builds a multi-faceted project examining our modern relationship to nature through a sonic exploration of Antarctica and global climate change.
Black Contemporary Art
A re-creation of the Tumblr blog that archives and prioritizes works by emerging artists in the diaspora, and more uncommonly viewed works by many well-known artists.
Arrested Transmission: from Periphery to Center
With a look at the work of two Caribbean artists, Leon Wainwright discusses the transnational flow of influence and understanding in the digital age.
An index to contemporary art’s imminent history
Material Girls, Dinah McClintock
Rashid Johnson, Meaghan Manuel
Jimmy Robert, Michelle Garbner
Center for Land Use Interpretation, Mary Walling Blackburn
Alvin Baltrop, Kate Green
Karina Bisch, Yelena Popova, and Mary Simpson, Eva Kenny
Justin B. Hansh, Kathryn Scanlan
Sue Tompkins, Anne Reeve
Zachary Fabri, Wayne Hodge
Querelle - photographed by Roger Fritz, David Everitt Howe
Gregory Green, Alex Jovanovivh
VideoSur II, Becky Huff Hunter
Mark Bradford + Carlos Avendano, Melissa Potter