Nick Davies: Measuring Meridians in the West Country

Nick Davies: Measuring Meridians in the West Country

A burst of feedback cuts through the neighbourly bustle at Exeter Phoenix. We are in one of the West Country’s rare white cube spaces, at a show by local artist Nick Davies. Onlookers are drawn into the venue’s gallery, despite mic interference. Davies appears to...
Top 5 Weekend Picks! (12/5-12/7)

Top 5 Weekend Picks! (12/5-12/7)

1. Nasa in the Hollow at PeregrineProgram Work by Manuel Rodriguez and Kendall Babl. PeregrineProgram is located at 3311 W. Carroll Ave. #119. Reception Sunday, 1-4pm. 2. Mathias Poledna at The Renaissance Society New commissioned works. The Renaissance Society is...
Delusional Thought: A Method for Detaching from History

Delusional Thought: A Method for Detaching from History

By Kevin Blake    “History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.” These famous words from James Joyce’s famous character Stephen Dedalus, in his famous novel, Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man, embody the idea of an inescapable infiltration of...

How to tell your parents that you’re majoring in art

One of my duties as a Lecturer of Foundations at Northern Arizona University is to provide give tours to prospective students.  In an email follow-up to one of these tours, I was asked about the viability of a career following an art degree, and how one might explain...