In honor of Native American Heritage Day, Burnaway revisits Eric Halvarson’s reflection on speculative fiction and the ruderal realities of Indigenous communities in Boone, North Carolina and throughout Appalachia.
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Studying immigration pathways and borderlands, Noah Simblist meditates on the usage of water as a liminal space in the work of Kuwaiti-Puerto Rican artist Alia Farid.
Shannon Cynowa studies the botanic resonances in two projects by cross-disciplinary fiber artist Aaron McIntosh, creator of Invasive Queer Kudzu.
MJ Sanqui parses through the residue of human development in their review of NCMA’s recent photography exhibition, The Altered Environment, curated by Maya Brooks
In this theme story, Elena Peterman, Will Warasila and Junior Walk take on Twilight III, the surface mine owned by Lexington Coal Company in Boone County, West Virginia.
Tara Stickley bears witness to A Divided Landscape at the Momentary, charting the mythologies that trouble the landscape in a series of illustrative vignettes.
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.
Burnaway announces its yearly magazine themes: Artist Environments, Invasive Species, and Nonhuman.