Santa Fe Reporter - Art Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-20-1-art-features.html <![CDATA[Beyond the Border - Española performance group schools in the art of empathy]]>
By: Alicia Inez Guzmán
In Isaac Jerome Lopez’s view, there aren’t any rules to improvisational theater. But if he could boil it down to two precepts, they would be: Don’t hurt your fellow actors or audience members, and think fast.
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<![CDATA[5-7-5 in the 505 - Haiku North America Conference makes its first visit to the Southwest]]>
By: Liz Brindley
“Sometimes the word ‘poet’ carries a lot of baggage,” Michael Dylan Welch, cofounder of the Haiku North America Conference, says.]]>
<![CDATA[Giddy Up! - Mobile art “go-tique” hits the Santa Fe streets]]>
By: Liz Brindley
“Who doesn’t want a pony?” local curator Niomi Fawn asks. “And who doesn’t want a cute pony with braids in its hair doing fancy tricks?”]]>
<![CDATA[UPDATED: Utterly Harmless Meow Wolf Artwork Spurs Absurd Facebook Thread - For the record, this punk-rock rat has nothing to do with the illuminati ]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Meow Wolf art piece: The non-issue of the week.]]>
<![CDATA[Burn Whom? - What exactly is Zozobra’s deal?]]>
By: Alicia Inez Guzmán
Over the years, Zozobra has had many looks, but what exactly is Zozobra?
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<![CDATA[2017 Mayor's Arts Award Winners Announced - We too loved Lowrider Summer]]>
By: Alex De Vore
The city announced today what local arts and culture individuals and/or institutions will be honored at an event on Friday, Oct. 27.]]>
<![CDATA[Resident Equal - Santa Fe Art Institute kicks off a year devoted to Equal Justice]]>
By: Liz Brindley
The Santa Fe Art Institute enters its 32nd annual residency this week, a program created when SFAI opened its doors back in 1985 and altered to a thematic approach four years ago with a focus on food justice.
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<![CDATA[Santa Fe Arts Commission Seeking a Few Good Candidates - Apply between now and Aug. 31 at 5 pm]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Good news for Santa Feans who think they know how to art good: The city announced last week it is actively seeking candidates for the Santa Fe Arts Commission. ]]>
<![CDATA[Dead or Alive - Art initiative uses plant power to restore drylands]]>
By: Liz Brindley
Alternative facts say environmental degradation isn’t real. Alternative art initiative desert ArtLAB says it is—and there’s something real we can do about it.]]>
<![CDATA[We Are the Seeds - The Indigenous arts market we deserve]]>
By: Alicia Inez Guzmán
Atsatsa’ Antonio taps into the “unused potential of the things that people throw away.”
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<![CDATA[Magically Mundane - Kat Kinnick and Zahra Marwan elevate the everyday]]>
By: Liz Brindley
At Kat Kinnick and Zahra Marwan’s first joint show last June, the pair hung their works on alfalfa bales at Albuquerque’s Rio Grande Community Farm.
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<![CDATA[Back to the Barrio: The Dogpatch - Are you old-school Santa?]]>
By: Alicia Inez Guzmán
Back in 1970, a local group called La Juventud del Barrio del Cristo Rey banded together as young community activists.
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<![CDATA[Filmmaking Goes Grassroots - Local filmmakers join forces to learn, create and connect through free workshops]]>
By: Lauren Thompson
After hours at the Santa Fe Business Incubator on July 19, over a dozen local filmmakers sit attentively as guest speaker Steve Allrich flips through a script.
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<![CDATA[The City Self-Sufficient - Santa Fe Makerspaces Unite!]]>
By: Liz Brindley
“Santa Fe is a city of makers,” Ginger Richardson, a leading founder of MAKE Santa Fe, says.
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<![CDATA[Frontier Carnival - The Rendezvous makes immortals of those on the margins]]>
By: Alicia Inez Guzmán
When I first taught the art of Kent Monkman at Santa Fe University of Art and Design, the air in the classroom was thick with discomfort.
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<![CDATA[Art in the Time of Protest - How Standing Rock inspired new Native-owned gallery]]>
By: Eric Killelea
Even at the trendy Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival in May, Zoë Urness stood out.]]>
<![CDATA[Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? - Meow Wolf critics contemplate art vs. entertainment conundrum]]>
By: Eric Killelea
After all the artists’ work, all the praise, all the money generated for Santa Fe and New Mexico—after all that, how do we see Meow Wolf and the House of Eternal Return? Is the collective making art?]]>
<![CDATA[BUST! a Move - Wise Fool circus camp challenges the norm]]>
By: Liz Brindley
“In a society that profits from self-doubt, liking yourself is a radical act.” These words are displayed near a mirror at Wise Fool, the local nonprofit that promotes social justice through circus, puppetry and theater.]]>
<![CDATA[Matthew Mullins gets back to nature - And totally goes with the flow]]>
By: Liz Brindley
Walk into any gallery on Canyon Road and you’ll likely encounter a landscape painting: stunning vistas, expansive skies, expensive prices. After a while, the subject is worn out.
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<![CDATA[Different Wavelength - Axle Contemporary’s new exhibit uses brainwaves to alter art]]>
By: Liz Brindley
What if your thoughts had the power to change a work of art? At Axle Contemporary’s upcoming exhibition, Brain Waves, they do. ]]>