Themes
Artist Environments

Artist Environments

indexes the rich tradition of large-scale world building by artists in the South as a means of exploring alternative modes living among the landscape and repurposing the refuse of industry.

Nonhuman

Nonhuman

engages theories of post-humanism, the agency of other species, and new perspectives that invite a reappraisal of how we value nonhuman life.

Invasive Species

Invasive Species

explores the organic and inorganic forces that infect our landscapes and obscure our understanding of ecosystems.

Features
Interview

Touch and accumulation are really important to my work. I strive to have a sense of time within the work, a sense of building or layering.

Jamal Cyrus Jul 14, 2022

Daria Simone Harper interviews Houston-based artist Jamal Cyrus to discuss his recent exhibition at the Modern in Fort Worth, FOCUS. They discuss Southern geographies, Black musical traditions, and poetic approaches to sound production.

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Mood Ring
lost in the seams
lost in the seams

Through AI altered voice memos layered over video clips from a visit to Puerto Rico, artist Keysha Rivera reveals her thoughts on making art.

Reader Burnaway Reader
Recents

In this Oolite x BA review, Miami artist Cara Despain communicates dreadful trepidation towards the calamities that capital has inflicted upon our planet with extraordinary power in Specter her new presentation at the Bass Museum in Miami Beach.

Upon entering Deering Estate’s illuminated nightscape, guests were greeted with a survey of from the Department of Reflection. They asked “How do you feel about climate change?” If you didn’t answer “alarmed” at the start of the night, you certainly would by night’s end. 

The bedrock of Miami, called Miami limestone or Miami oolite, is an accumulation of corals and other organic debris. In this theme story, Monica Uszerowicz profiles Coral Morphologic, a collaborative duo dedicated to the study, preservation, and artistic presentation of Miami's corals.