Santa Fe Reporter - Art Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-20-1-art-features.html <![CDATA[Dance Dance Revolution - Political turmoil won’t knock these performers off balance]]> Jordan Eddy
“I was making phone calls and signing petitions and going on marches and spending too much time on Facebook,” says Amina Re. She’s recounting her activist efforts in the time since January’s presidential inauguration, a flurry of activity tha]]>
<![CDATA[Sedimentary Poetry - Christopher J Johnson reimagines poetry’s colloquial power]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Christopher J Johnson likes to write poetry on buses and in cafés—locations where he must maintain intense focus to tune out the bustle. We met for coffee at such a place one morning last week.
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<![CDATA[Artology - Project space devoted to art and science springs up on Agua Fría]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
If you’re trying to self-fund an art space, here’s an idea: Buy a burned-out building. Fixer-uppers are highly affordable, and smoke damage is an edgy aesthetic.
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<![CDATA[From New York to New Mexico: A Celebration of Emil Bisttram's Artistic Vision - ]]>
By: Kendall Mac
What the heck is Emil Bisttram Day anyway?]]>
<![CDATA[Unmasked - Legendary cartoonists reveal fine art powers at City of Mud]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
There’s a way to be a cartoonist without ever spilling a drop of ink. “Most comics are done completely digitally these days,” says Jamie Chase, a local illustrator who works with respected publishers such as Dark Horse Comics.
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<![CDATA[The Cosmopolitans - New art blog unites up-and-coming artists in Santa Fe—and across the world]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Is the internet strengthening human connections or degrading civil society? In an era of “fake news” and presidential Twitter tirades, the debate seems all but settled.
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<![CDATA[Mind Games - Seeing sounds with the synesthetic brain of Reyes Padilla]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Imagine for a moment you can see every sound around you. The clink of a coffee cup produces a burst of blue triangles, a passing car is accompanied by rolling yellow polka dots and a barking dog emits bright red rectangles.
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<![CDATA[Launchpad - Art.i.factory transforms one corner of its consignment shop into an incubator for emerging artists]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Once upon a time in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, Jennifer Rowland and Michael Gullberg rented a space and turned it into a gallery.]]>
<![CDATA[Long Division - Shia LaBeouf’s short-lived Albuquerque performance art piece explained]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
The artist trio known as LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner use three principal materials in their work: The pixelated fabric of an eternal live stream, a thorny black thicket of hashtags and Shia LaBeouf’s large eyes and boyish face.]]>
<![CDATA[Circular Breathing - New dance collective Uroboros takes Jill O’Bryan’s artwork for a spin]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Whitney Jones grew up in the American South, dancing in a Georgia ballet troupe. It was a community so competitive that ballerinas would sneak shards of glass into each others’ pointe shoes.]]>
<![CDATA[Rainbow Connection - Turner Carroll Gallery gives teen artists a leg up in Albuquerque Academy exhibition]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
The average price tag at Turner Carroll Gallery on Canyon Road runs in the thousands of dollars, but the gallery mounts one show each year where even the largest artworks cost only a few hundred bucks.
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<![CDATA[Fresh Oil - Patrick McFarlin begins again in an impromptu exhibition at Phil Space]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
“Hold on, I may have tucked it back here,” Patrick McFarlin says. He’s rustling around in the corners of his studio, in search of a small oil painting that’s just popped into his head.
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<![CDATA[Justice in Process - With an eye towards intersectionality, Santa Fe Art Institute reimagines its residency program]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
In the political turmoil of the past weeks and months, the staff at the Santa Fe Art Institute has had personal links to some of the biggest headlines.
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<![CDATA[Renaissance - Artworks—and ideas—are reborn in Santa Fe Community Gallery exhibition program]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Rod Lambert usually gets about 70 to 100 portfolios when he puts out a call for artists for a Santa Fe Community Gallery show.]]>
<![CDATA[Call for Artists - Former SFUAD students create expansive digital showcase for emerging artists]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Andrea Vaca, the co-founder of Knack Magazine, was finishing her sophomore year at College of Santa Fe when the university announced it was closing.
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<![CDATA[Sonic Youth - Performance Santa Fe courts a younger audience by tapping two insiders]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
When Lily Carbone and Cav Cavanaugh launched the Facebook page “Friends of Performance Santa Fe” on New Year’s Day, they didn’t wait around for people to happen upon it.
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<![CDATA[Crossroads - On the eve of the 18th Offroad Productions show, Michael Freed looks back]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
Michael Freed vividly remembers the first time the room hit capacity at Offroad Productions. It was the opening reception of I Want to Believe (Maybe), a group exhibition curated by local artist Erika Wanenmacher in January 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[For Keeps - Jared Antonio-Justo Trujillo storms downtown Santa Fe with a diverse alliance of contemporary artists]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
It’s two weeks before the grand opening of Keep Contemporary, and artworks lean against every wall of the small, subterranean space on West San Francisco Street.]]>
<![CDATA[A Non-Binary Experience - Anastasio Wrobel remixes ourconcept of gender]]>
By: JC Gonzo
Diverging from the traditional coloring book mold, The Non-Binary Coloring Book challenges the notion of coloring within the lines both figuratively and literally.]]>
<![CDATA[Same Old Story - Mural on Santa Fe County building inspires conversation on public art]]>
By: Jordan Eddy
The mural started to take shape in mid-November, swirling across the face of the Santa Fe County Human Resources building on West Alameda Street.
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