Themes
Conspiracy

Conspiracy

absurdities in nature, doubles/dopplegangers, grassroots organizing and mutual aid, unexplained or rarely discussed phenomena, queering archives and maps, the clandestine, music genres and bands, trends and *core, forgery, fakes, and microdosing crime.

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.

Features
Interview

I didn’t want to visualize the grief and rage. Instead, I wanted to create space for contemplation, a meditative space, so I transformed the gallery into a space that would evoke the prayers, the resilience, and the strength of my foremothers who were Black women from the South.

Lava Thomas Dec 15, 2022

In this interview, Bryn Evans speaks with artist Lava Thomas and curator Dr. Bridget R. Cooks, discussing Southern family origins, the supposed sanctity of photography, and serendipity’s sweet magic.

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Mood Ring
a thread, unread
a thread, unread

Through video, gifs, and cinemagraphs, West Virginia artist Ally Christmas meditates on the loss of her grandmother, examining text messages and altering textiles and family photos.

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Recents

In this final roundup, Burnaway staff look back at their favourite exhibitions of 2022 and what they are most looking forward to in 2023.

In this piece from our 2020 print annual Laws of Salvage, artist Stacy Kranitz explores the feminine archetypes and the Mid-South.