Posts Tagged ‘Gabrielle Welsh’

OTOBONG NKANGA // MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART CHICAGO

Glimmer and Shine by Gabrielle Welsh We are a carbon-based life form, as the scientists say, but how a human body could turn to diamond I do not know, unless through some spiritual factor, perhaps the result of genuinely endless suffering. —Ursala K. Le Guin, The Island of Immortals Diamonds—like most precious minerals—are brought to the surface[…]

ISSUE 06 NOW LIVE

Under the Cover THE SEEN Issue 06 in print is now live online. Featuring Brendan Fernandes on the cover to align with his recent exhibition, The Master and Form, at the Graham Foundation, the full-color, oversize journal will be produced as a limited-edition 10,000 count run available for distribution at multiple public locations throughout the city of Chicago, as well as select national and[…]

THE MASTER AND FORM

BRENDAN FERNANDES // THE GRAHAM FOUNDATION By Gabrielle Welsh >click here to download PDF Brendan Fernandes wants to make you move. The Canadian, Chicago-based artist choreographs the audience just as he does the professional ballerinas performing in his pieces. The viewer, put into a position of power—as choreographer/curator— must realize their control of the object:[…]

IN THE FOREST // DAVID HARTT

by Gabrielle Welsh Lonely sights open in the forest, a short film by David Hartt that will be unveiled in an exhibition at the Graham Foundation. An airplane flies across the otherwise silent (even though it is midday) city, construction workers work atop a roof, a pool full of water (yet empty of humans) fills[…]