Jessica Cochran’s Notes on Prospect 3

Jessica Cochran’s Notes on Prospect 3

Guest post by Jessica Cochran Since it opened nearly two weeks ago, many of the nation’s foremost critics have weighed in on the successes and failures of Prospect 3: Notes for Now, New Orleans’ third international biennial of contemporary art, curated by Franklin...
Swimming Tiger Lotus Envy

Swimming Tiger Lotus Envy

Guest post by Lise Haller Baggesen Ross Then, we tried to name our babies But we forgot all the names that The names we used to know But sometimes We remember bedrooms And our parent’s bedrooms And the bedrooms of our friends –Arcade Fire  This one goes out to...
Ordinary Projects: By the Horns  at EXPO Chicago

Ordinary Projects: By the Horns at EXPO Chicago

Guest post by Sid Branca As a part of EXPO Chicago’s opening night event, Vernissage, Ordinary Projects presented a selection of performative works entitled By the Horns. Ordinary Projects is a new initiative from Industry of the Ordinary [Adam Brooks and Mathew...
Mining the Mother Lode: Chicago Artists Deliver

Mining the Mother Lode: Chicago Artists Deliver

Lise McKean Some artists are bad at sports, some artists are good sports. Feminists are artists. Some mothers are feminists, some artists are feminists and mothers. As mammals, we’re all born from mothers. Mothers and mothering make the world go round and keep...