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Category Archive ‘The Fringe’
Reporting on her recent trip to Russia, Tang sends a photo essay pondering the familiar tensions of town versus country.
Los Angeles’s biennial shows how it shares a similar identity to Atlanta: a city both everywhere and nowhere.
Theaster Gates reconfigures forlorn materials and taps into untold histories in projects such as the Black Cinema House.
The celebrity artist teams up with architect Rem Koolhaas, highlighting the bygone days of performance art as an underground form.
Welcome to the newly revived The Fringe curated by Kristin Juárez. The first article examines a public work in Charleston, South Carolina.
Among the endless rows of gallery cubicles that constitute Art Basel in the Miami Beach Convention Center were a few moments of reprieve. In the area titled Art Positions an undulating patch of artificial grass and palm trees provided a place to rest, while several bars and a full-fledged restaurant kept people in high spirits. [...]
In Ju Young Ban’s drawing Us (2009), two intricate and vibrant anthropomorphic forms made on separate sheets of paper are tethered together by a single delicate line. In Us Ban’s minute mark-making pulses with life, the forms charged with palpable energy and rich undulating color. Suggesting the connection between two people, or more abstractly two [...]
A few works stood out during the second week of my residency in Seoul.
Annyeong Haseyo y’all. I’ve landed in Seoul, South Korea for a one-month art criticism residency at Seoul Art Space Geumcheon (SASG). SASG is a city-funded international artist residency program and studio space for local artists. Established in 2009, the art space transformed a former printing factory into a center for interdisciplinary experimentation and community art [...]
For Stephanie Dowda, Echoes of the Sublime is about risk. And she doesn’t mean the kind of risk associated with shock and awe, but rather that, in curating this exhibition at Emily Amy Gallery, she’s making an effort to push the boundaries of the photographers and subjects that are commonly presented in Atlanta. With an [...]
Kristin Juárez writes this edition of her monthly column, The Fringe, in collaboration with Rachel Chamberlain and Susannah Darrow. The upcoming inaugural volume of Atlanta Art Now, a biennial book series sponsored by Possible Futures, says a lot with its name. The title, Noplaceness: Art in a Post-urban Landscape, suggests a contemporary reality that breaks [...]
Currently on view for the first time at the Knoxville Museum of Art is Anne Wilson’s Local Industry Cloth, a collaboratively woven textile created during the Museum’s 2010 exhibition entitled Anne Wilson: Wind/Rewind/Weave. The cloth, created entirely from donated fibers (often by mills facing closure), was produced over the course of three months, with the [...]
Last May, I planned a last-minute trip to be in town for MOCA Miami’s Methods—Nuevos Métodos—Nova Métodos Symposium organized by their Associate Curator Ruba Katrib. Reading about it through e-flux’s art and education electronic newsletter for the first time, I found myself so close to Miami that I capitalized on the opportunity.