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

I imagine that all materials are waste materials, in a way, so I’m just reframing pollution as an art material.

Hannah Chalew Apr 25, 2022

In this essay for our 2022 theme Invasive Species, Allison Young speaks with artist Hannah Chalew about pollution and waste as new ways of thinking about art making.

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Mood Ring
Notes on Inheriting
Notes on Inheriting

Houston artist Francis Almendárez traces personal and political history through the manufacture, distribution and making of clothing.

Reader Burnaway Reader
Recents

Delving into the archives of Black feminist performance art, Brandee Newkirk finds timely critique of Black female abjection in artistic society and the larger social world in Lorraine O'Grady's current retrospective at the Weatherspoon Art Museum.

In this Oolite x BA review, contributing editor Jason Katz visits the work of Jeanne Jaffe and Jen Clay at Collective 62 in Liberty City.