Posts tagged "Site Santa Fe"

Work in Progress with Oswaldo Maciá

10/03/2021
Work in Progress with Oswaldo Maciá
Oswaldo Maciá, Cartographies of Smell Migration, 2021, installation view at SITE Santa Fe Photo: Oswaldo Maciá. Courtesy the artist.
The following article was originally published by Southwest Contemporary. “I am an artist always on the move,” said Oswaldo Maciá days before the opening of his first exhibition in the United States, New Cartographies of Smell Migration. “My canvas is the whole planet.” We sat in the museum... +

Eight Views on Opera: Bel Canto at Site Santa Fe

09/09/2019
The following article was first published by The Seen in September, 2019. The story is well-known and repeated often: Orpheus and Eurydice are in love. Orpheus is renowned for his voice. Eurydice is an oak nymph and the child of Apollo. Just before the wedding, she is bitten by a snake and dies. Unable to accept his grief, Orpheus travels to the underworld armed with only his lute. Surely, if he can sing... +

Slipping through the net of a metaphor: SITE SANTA FE // MUCH WIDER THAN A LINE

10/03/2016
Slipping through the net of a metaphor: SITE SANTA FE // MUCH WIDER THAN A LINE
Paolo Soleri (b. 1919, Turin, Italy; died 2013, Paradise Valley, AZ). Amphitheater, c. 1975. Commissioned by the Lloyd Kiva New for Institute of American Indian Arts, 1964. Image courtesy of the IAIA Archives, Santa Fe
Originally published by The Seen, Sept 2016. SITE Santa Fe stands close to the downtown historic district of the city, beside train tracks and Warehouse 21, a haven for artistic youth. Contextualized by a landscape that originally belonged (and still partially belongs) to Native Americans, within the architectural residue of a complex colonial and missionary histories, the Southwest... +