Waterways / Water Wars
Exurbs and the Rural
We are revisiting this feature from Laws of Salvage: The 2020 Burnaway Reader. Monica Uszerowicz explores the Florida Everglades with artist and activist Reverend Houston Cypress and filmmaker Sasha Wortzel.
L. Kasimu Harris profiles artist and filmmaker RaMell Ross, whose documentary Hale County This Morning, This Evening offers lyrical new ways of portraying Black life in the rural South. Ross' work around Hale County is the subject of his new solo exhibition at the Ogden Museum of Art, New Orleans.
In this essay republished from last year, Jasmine Amussen considers the work of Native artist Hock E Aye VI, or Edgar Heap of Birds, and the annual National Day of Mourning on the fourth Thursday in November.