Non-Fiction

The Garden and the Desert and all that Flows Between

Jonas Wood, “Arrested Motion,” 2013, oil and acrylic on canvas

This article was originally published in the December 2021, Issue #6 of The Democracy Chain. I live in a garden. The garden is the pastime of my landlord who spends the warmer months of each year tinkering, inspecting his grounds. The garden keeps him… +

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… +

Book Review: American Geography by Santa Fe’s Radius Books

Wendy Red Star, Indian Summer from the series Four Seasons, 2006, chromogenic print, 31.5 x 36 in. Collection of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Courtesy Radius Books.

Curated color and black and white photographs from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection illustrate the identity of contemporary “America” in American Geography: Photographs of Land Use from 1840 to the Present, one of the newest publications by Santa Fe’s Radius Books. The… +