Click the player above to listen now, or click here to download the audio file. Episode 11: Jeremy Abernathy speaks with photographer and filmmaker Carlton Mackey about his documentary, 17 Degrees Ain’t Nothing, telling the story of five homeless individuals living on the streets of Atlanta. Mackey currently serves as a board member of WonderRoot [...]
Archive Content from Nov 2010
On a Saturday afternoon, a friend popped by my house to invite me to a book signing at Criminal Records in Little Five Points. Convincing me with a few of my favorite words: “dirty South”, “photography”, and “exploitative”, I decided to roll with him. After a brisk walk down Moreland, we arrived at our destination [...]
After just over a year since they started working together, the Atlanta-based collective John Q quickly established themselves as one of the year’s top artistic power-teams. Curator Joey Orr, archivist Wesley Chenault, and musician and film-buff Andy Ditzler debuted their combined exploration of Atlanta’s queer history in a series of public-space interventions entitled Memory Flash [...]
Click the player above to listen to “Part 1: The High Museum through January” (6.5 minutes) or click here to download the audio file. Click above for “Part 2: Why Classicism Today?” (24 minutes) or click here to download the audio file.
“Nothing is wasted; everything is transformed.” I stared at that phrase in Pilar Martínez‘s artist statement for a while. I didn’t know what to think of it at first, but, as I walked through Martínez’s solo exhibition Unplugged at Dewberry Gallery in Midtown, the statement kept returning to my mind. I thought I would see [...]
Indie Craft Experience does it again with ICE annual festival and partnership presented by the Alliance Theatre.
Click the player above to listen now, or click here to download the audio file. Episode 9: Jeremy Abernathy speaks with Cinque Hicks, independent writer and art critic for Creative Loafing newspaper, about Marcus Kenney’s Romance 2020, a solo exhibition of new works at Marcia Wood Gallery opening this Thursday, November 18, from 7-9PM.
In a surprising number of cultures, the shaman is also a trickster—a genuine fake whose pretend trances are believed to stir up real spirits, whose real healings of sufferers come in response to the shaman’s phony remedies. In Kibbee Gallery’s three-artist exhibition, Feral Flirtations, Kelly O’Brien’s hybrid animal masks and creepy stuffed-toy critters may serve [...]
For four weeks in October, artist Gyun Hur made her way to Piedmont Park every Saturday, laid out a yellow blanket on the grass, and stared at the sky. Nearby, a green metal box, originally installed to camouflage the park’s electrical needs, was transformed into a kind of billboard. Printed in vinyl letters, the narration [...]
It’s not hard to believe that before he ventured into the medium of collage Daniel Biddy began as an abstract painter. His first solo exhibition, Out of Context, currently on display at Barbara Archer Gallery, shows a clear concentration on composition and color that causes individual details to become secondary to overall aesthetic impact. That [...]
Click here to download the audio file. Episode 8: Jeremy Abernathy speaks with artist Charlie Smith about the Art of Such n Such closing performances this Friday, November 12, from 7PM-1AM, at Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery.
11/09/10 To Do List
Today marks our 100th To Do List and over two years of events calendars on BURNAWAY! See below for arts events beginning Wednesday, November 10. NOTE: If you have an addition or suggestion for our events calendar, please send ALL emails, press releases, and invitations to our new dedicated email address: email@example.com. Please update your [...]