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.
engages theories of post-humanism, the agency of other species, and new perspectives that invite a reappraisal of how we value nonhuman life.
explores the organic and inorganic forces that infect our landscapes and obscure our understanding of ecosystems.
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.”
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.Read More
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.