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This week Kimberly spoke with Allison Maria Rodriguez, a first generation Cuban-American artist working predominately in video installation. Throughout the conversation they speak about Allison’s relationship to her family and heritage, and the connections she makes between the personal, ecological and environmental. All documentation courtesy of the artist Wish You Were Here: Greetings from the Galápagos” at the Boston Children’s Museum “In the Presence of Absence – José María & Ike” (video still) In the Presence of Absence video installation documentation Fitchburg Art Museum, Feb – Sept. 2020 (photo by Charles Sternaimolo) Subversive Dreams - Allison Maria Rodriguez from Emerson Contemporary on Vimeo.
This week Kimberly spoke with New York-based artist Visakh Menon about his interest in digital aesthetics and its relationship to traditional painting and drawing. All images courtesy of the artist Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24x18" each | 2018 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24x36" | 2015 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24x36" | 2015 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24x18" each | 2018 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24x18" (each) | 2018 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24" | 2018 Interference (detail) Acrylic and paint markers on paper 24" | 2018 Interference Acrylic and paint markers on paper 36x24" | 2017-2018 Interference (detail) Acrylic and paint markers on paper 36x24" | 2017-2018
Parker Thornton is an artist and writer who lives and works in Atlanta, GA. She earned her BA in English Literature and Studio Art from Oglethorpe University in 2013 and her MFA in Photography from Georgia State University in 2020. Her practice ranges from lens-based media to sculpture, writing, and performance. She has exhibited work nationally at Whitespace, Historic Oakland Cemetery, and SOUP Experimental. Parker was the 2020 winner of the Andrew M. West Scholarship at Georgia State University. In 2019, she was an artist in residence at Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughan, Ireland. That year she was also granted a scholarship to attend Anderson Ranch Art Center, and won Best in Show at Day and Night Projects. All images courtesy of the artist Skinned Boulder. Latex, moss, camel hair, 2019. Body Of. Rendered animal fat, birdseed. 5” x 4” x 9”. 2020. Defrosting a Chicken. Archival inkjet print. 13" x 19". 2019. Skinned Tree (Flesh side, detail). Latex, ivy. 2019. Skinned Tree (Bark side, detail). Latex. 2019.
This week Kimberly spoke with Berlin-based artist Rubén González Escudero, whose work examines the complexity of urban spaces, social and cultural structures and how they interact. Throughout the conversation they talk about Rubén's relationship with Berlin as well as the hometown of his mother in Spain. All videos courtesy of the artist Eadem mutata resurgo from Rubén González Escudero on Vimeo. Walking around (Excerpt) from Rubén González Escudero on Vimeo.
This week Kimberly spoke with Sheilah Restack, an Ohio-based artist whose work explores the intersection of photography, sculpture and human relationships. She also collaborates on video work with her wife, Dani Restack. Sheilah is currently an associate professor of studio art at Denison University and has attended residencies at MacDowell, Banff Center for the Arts, and Struts and Faucet Media Center, among others. She has exhibited widely nationally and internationally, including countries such as New Zealand, Germany, Newfoundland, Romania, South Korea, Portugal and Spain, among others. All images and videos courtesy of the artist Installation view Hold Hold Spill at Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA. Curated by Suzanne L’heureux. July 17-August 23, 2020. Back view Hold House Walking prints on fiber photo paper, plexi, water, wild dill from Headlands, yellow acetate, plant material, angle iron, rock, rubber bands, plexi, thread, 30 x 50 x 60”, 2020 Hold Rose Photogram on RC paper, 4 x 5 glassplate negatives of historical events (snowflake letter from Jeffry inside the negatives), rein, angle iron, plexi and metal clips, 40 x 24 x 4”, 2019 Detail Rabbit Felt blanket, fiber walking prints, acetate, note on FGT paper, chalk line, cement wedge, thread. 32 x 52 x 6,5”, 2020