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...
Guest Post By Jamie Kazay

Guest Post By Jamie Kazay

Barbie and La Nouvelle Vague (part 2) I remember my first Barbie. I received her as a Christmas present from my Aunt Diane.  My aunt gave me other dolls (Strawberry Shortcake and Cabbage Patch Kids) over the years, but none consumed my imagination like Barbie. And...