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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Call for Entry: The Snowden Exhibition @ The Scarab Club

Hey y’all – I am the guest juror for the 2018 Snowden Exhibition (formerly called the Silver Medal Exhibition) at the Scarab Club. Pertinent information is below. Definitely submit! BUT ALSO DEFINITELY DO NOT CONTACT ME ABOUT SUBMISSIONS OR SEND WORK TO ME – follow the instructions below, or be […]

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“Homemade Ice Cream” at Wasserman Projects @ Hyperallergic

For artist Jason Yates, mounting a solo show in Detroit is a homecoming of sorts. Fitting, then, that Homemade Ice Cream, a series of large-scale, interrelated, interdisciplinary sculptures, creates a life-sized playhouse of disturbing, funny, and monochrome domestic scenes. “It’s nothing if not kind of a weird retrospective of all […]

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“Hands, Hearts, Soil,” in The Economy of Survival by Siri Hermansen

What do writers like? Writers like receiving beautifully bound-and-printed copies of things they have written in the mail. Yes we do. Especially when it is this fantastic compendium about the work of filmmaker Siri Hermansen, who invited me to contribute an essay on the the section of this book regarding […]

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EDITION/16 – “The Disease Cycle” @ Simone DeSousa Gallery

Simone DeSousa Gallery‘s annual holiday limited edition exhibition this year focuses on print works by seventeen artists in the gallery space, plus three-dimensional and multi-media works by local and international artists and designers in the new EDITION space, including functional and conceptual ceramic works, sculpture, jewelry, concept furniture, drawing, video, and […]

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Mood Totems @ 2017 Jefferson-Chalmers Riverfront Arts Festival

According to parable, we all contain two tigers inside of us which are always at war with each other. One of them is a positive creature, representing things like kindness, courage, hope, and love. The other is negative, fueled by emotions like anger, greed, hatred and fear. One will win […]

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Preserving Identity: A Muslim American Youth Experience (Collaborative Curatorial) @ Public Pool

Preserving Identity: A Muslim American Youth Experience What does it mean to be ‘Muslim’? Who is an ‘American’? What defines ‘youth’? Moreover, what’s in the phrase ‘preserving identity’? This exhibit is not an attempt to find definite answers to these questions, but rather, to explore the unique and dynamic responses, […]

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