Posts tagged "Art21"

Life Among Other Men: An Interview with Black Deutschland ’s Darryl Pinckney

06/24/2016
The following interview was originally published by Art21 in June, 2016. "It doesn’t always start with a suitcase. Sometimes things begin with the wrong book. Berlin meant boys, Isherwood said. Fifty years after his adventures among proletarian toughs, Berlin meant white boys who wanted to atone for Germany’s crimes by loving a black boy like me.” So... +

The Sensation of Un-thought Thoughts: An Interview with Simone Forti

03/24/2016
The Sensation of Un-thought Thoughts: An Interview with Simone Forti
“Thinking with the Body,” a workshop with Simone Forti, at Northwestern University, hosted by the Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, in relation to the exhibition A Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s. The workshops were hosted in partnership with Northwestern’s Departments of Art History, Art Theory & Practice, and Performance Studies; the Dance Program; Mellon Dance Studies; and the Poetry & Poetics Colloquium. (Simone Forti)
The following interview was published by Art21 in March, 2016. During a talk organized in conjunction with the exhibition A Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Simone Forti touched on the breadth of her work as a writer, dancer, choreographer, and... +

After the Hot Mess: Philippe Parreno at the Palais de Tokyo

06/24/2014
After the Hot Mess: Philippe Parreno at the Palais de Tokyo
Philippe Parreno. Installation view of Anywhere, Anywhere, Out of the World, Palais de Tokyo, 2013. Philippe Parreno. How Can We Know the Dancer from the Dance?, 2012. Courtesy Esther Schipper Gallery. Photo: Aurélien Mole.
The following review was originally published in Art21 in June, 2014. In the first week of January, I found myself in Paris. It was raining and we had just walked down the Champs Élysées, where endless streams of vendors sold funnel cake, crêpes, spätzle, pretzels, paella, beer, wine, glögg, roasted nuts, chocolate, plastic mobile-phone cases, stuffed animals,... +

Heather Mekkelson: The Flood that Never Came

05/24/2013
Heather Mekkelson: The Flood that Never Came
Heather Mekkelson. “Limited Entry,” 2008. Mixed media (soaked in clay slurry, particulates added, sealed). Old Gold, Chicago, IL. Courtesy of the artist.
The following essay was originally published in Art21 in May, 2013. It was the summer of 2008. It was hot. And humid. Everything was green and/or sweating. People who didn’t sweat stood out. Their reserve both enviable and mysterious—a contrast from everything else. Refuge from the heat was similarly impressive and constantly sought. Most apartment galleries were barely tolerable for... +