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Tactile Rituals and Feminine Power in The Work of Shelby Burchett

Being in touch means understanding the people and the ideas that surround us. By touching things we form a deeper...

Planning For A Future That We’ve Already Seen: Mark Raymer Constructs Dystopian D.I.Y. Narratives

In 1992, a report was commissioned by the Sandia National Laboratories and the Department of Energy (DOE) in the United...

Victoria Martinez Highlights the Energy of Urban Sites Through Pattern, Color, and Site-Specificity

Victoria Martinez brings attention to urban environments that are often overlooked through vibrant fiber installations, that create moments of chance...

Making Space for Magic: Joy As a Vehicle for Survival

Anthony D. Stepter shares the work of Damali Abrams and Jacquelyn Carmen Guerrero, whose practices revolve around creating spaces of...

Loose Threads: Weaving Latinx Narratives of Hybridity and Multiplicity

Charlie Tatum examines the work of Melissa Leandro and Victoria Martinez, who dissect and piece together material culture and imagery...

Jacquelyn Carmen Guerrero (Re)discovers Her Afro-Caribbean Roots through Spirituality and Ritual

Jacquelyn Carmen Guerrero (a.k.a. CQQCHIFRUIT) is a DJ, musician, performer, and visual artist based in Chicago. Guerrero has performed and...

Melissa Leandro Constructs Narratives of Hybridity Through Experimental Textiles

Using process as metaphor, Melissa Leandro explores her composite identity and misplaced memories by translating her collages, photograms, and drawings...

Maya Grace Misra on decentering American emblems and iconography

Maya Grace Misra’s work rejects the idea of a singular American experience, offering a rich and pluralistic alternative. Using familiar...