Non-Fiction

Aesthetics Equals Politics

05/16/2019
Aesthetics Equals Politics
Edited by Mark Foster Gage with writing by Mark Foster Gage, Jacques Rancière, Elaine Scarry, Graham Harman, Timothy Morton, Ferda Kolatan, Adam Fure, Michael Young, Nettrice R. Gaskins, Roger Rothman, Diann Bauer, Matt Shaw, Albena Yaneva, Brett Mommersteeg, Lydia Kallipoliti, Ariane Lourie Harrison, Rhett Russo, Peggy Deamer, and me. Hyperallergic writes, "The... +

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... +