The Weight of a Line: The Art and Comics of Yvan Alagbé, Jessica Campbell, and Edie Fake

04/21/2019
The Weight of a Line: The Art and Comics of Yvan Alagbé, Jessica Campbell, and Edie Fake
The Weight of a Line: The Art and Comics of Yvan Alagbé, Jessica Campbell, and Edie Fake
The Weight of a Line: The Art and Comics of Yvan Alagbé, Jessica Campbell, and Edie Fake
The Weight of a Line: The Art and Comics of Yvan Alagbé, Jessica Campbell, and Edie Fake
The following comic was originally published by The Seen in April, 2019. An age-old mode of artistic research involves bringing a sketchbook to a museum and sketching a painting or drawing in order to understand its operations. Such efforts can yield different insights at different times. The following graphic review follows a similarly intuitive but careful endeavor, looking at three... +

My Heart Will Go On

04/20/2019
The following short story was originally published in White Wall Review in March, 2019.
On the drive home, Ada feels so sad. She can’t explain why but sits in the backseat with her head resting against the window as light fades from the sky in a beautiful burst of colour. Her husband drives them home, a little drunk but not too bad. They’ve had an argument. She prefers to sit as... +

Hương Ngô: Reap the Whirlwind

02/16/2019
Hương Ngô: Reap the Whirlwind
Hương Ngô, Reap the Whirlwind, Installation View, Aspect/Ratio, 2019. Photo by Tom Van Enyde.
This article was originally published by Fabrik in February 2018.

In Hương Ngô’s latest exhibition, Reap The Whirlwind, the artist samples archival documents, vintage pulp novels, film sequences and historic postcards to recover representations of Indochinese women. Using distinct material reproduction techniques, Ngô questions the politics of the viewers’ access. Ngô’s female protagonists include Nguyên Thi Minh Khai... +

‘Chicago New Media 1973-1992’ pays tribute to the city’s contribution to video games and digital art

11/25/2018
‘Chicago New Media 1973-1992’ pays tribute to the city’s contribution to video games and digital art
Montana, Jane Veeder, video, 1982. Courtesy of Jane Veeder and VGA Gallery.
The following article was first published by the Chicago Reader in November, 2018. Chicago isn't immediately associated with technology's vanguard in the popular imagination. But Gallery 400's current exhibition, "Chicago New Media 1973-1992," focuses on the city's contribution to new media history through a broad installation of video games, digital art, video... +