Difficult Questions: One View of Twin Cities

Difficult Questions: One View of Twin Cities

Guest post by Eric Asboe As a curatorial department of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), the Minnesota Artist Exhibition Program (MAEP) is “dedicated to exhibiting and supporting artists living and working in the state of Minnesota.” Begun in 1975,...
Comics & the Aesthetic Economy

Comics & the Aesthetic Economy

Guest Post by Faye Kahn¹ While social evidence that the rich is dividing farther away from the poor becomes more & more unavoidable, it seems that at the same time the art world is inversely nudging the them closer together. Traditional distinctions between...
Rites of Passage in Kansas City: Through the Labyrinth

Rites of Passage in Kansas City: Through the Labyrinth

Guest Post by Jamilee Polson Lacy I’m wrapping up my stint as Inaugural Curator-In-Residence for the Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City. My final project, rises Zora, a multi-venue visual and performing arts exhibition, explores Kansas City as an urban...
I AM MYSELF A CITIZEN OF NO MEAN CITY

I AM MYSELF A CITIZEN OF NO MEAN CITY

Guest Post by Wendy Lee Spacek Greetings from INDPLS, new friends! Caroline and I saw one another a few weeks back at a poetry reading I gave at Heavy Gel in Chicago. I gushed about life in Indianapolis to her, so she asked me to send a monthly dispatch...