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“Surface Tension” at Transformer Station @ Hyperallergic

CLEVELAND, Ohio — It’s something we look at constantly, and almost never see. With Surface Tension, photographer Tabitha Soren (yep, that Tabitha Soren) has populated the walls of Transformer Station with an installation that brings into sharper focus the surface quality of the omnipresent touchscreens that deliver a great deal […]

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“Yerevan 1996/1997” @ Hyperallergic

The images presented in Yerevan 1996/1997 (2019, MACK Books) are superimposed over a reproduction of an Armenian school workbook. The book replicates a photographic “sketchbook” made by the artist, Ursula Schulz-Dornburg, addressed to her daughter, Julia. As the title suggests, the images capture the environs, architecture, and inhabitants of Yerevan, […]

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“Afterlives of the Black Atlantic” at Allen Memorial Art Museum @ Hyperallergic

OBERLIN, Ohio—The “Black Atlantic” is a cultural and geographic concept coined in 1993 by Paul Gilroy, and proposes a theory of the African diaspora that addresses points of origin obscured by slave trade and forced displacement, drawing identity from the bonds formed in the course of transport across the Atlantic […]

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Interview with Kate Levy @ Hyperallergic

DETROIT — Since 2012, artist Kate Levy has been involved in researching and documenting activism in Detroit, with a particular emphasis on gentrification, foreclosures, and water rights. She continues to update and recut her film I Do Mind Dying (2014-ongoing) to keep current on the battleground of Detroit home foreclosures due […]

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Delicatessen on 6th by Lucy Sparrow @ Hyperallergic

The latest from UK-based artist Lucy Sparrow, who variously charmed and irritated New York City in 2017 with her entirely felt-rendered bodega called 8 ‘Till Late, has opened in Rockefeller Center. Sparrow will be staging an extended-play version of her felt bodega, courtesy of the Art Production Fund, in the […]

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