Posts tagged “Artslant”

Untitled: an interview with Xaviera Simmons

The following interview was originally published in Artslant, in 2014. Xaviera Simmons is a New York-based artist whose practice manifests in performance, photography, sculpture, installation, sound, video, and more. That dynamic interdisciplinary material is fueled by research, contemplation, and feeling, three modes that enable… +

Clouded Points of Access: Phantoms in the Dirt at the Museum of Contemporary Photography

Greg Stimac, Santa Fe to Billings, 2009, Archival pigment print; © Collection of Museum of Contemporary Photography, 2009.347
Arthur Ou, Untitled (Mountain), 2007, Archival pigment print on rag paper; Courtesy of the artist and Brennan & Griffin, New York

This article was originally published by Artslant on August 9, 2014. What first reads like an astral constellation is in fact a photograph whose blackness is broken only by the erratic swarm of dead insect bodies. Greg Stimac’s Santa Fe to Billings (2009) documents the choreography… +