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MUDROOM // THE MISSION

by Hiba Ali In a dimly lit gallery space of THE MISSION, Austen Brown’s MUDROOM (2016) features three television screens hoisted on black poles with looping videos. The videos review the process of shale procurement, an extraction of the mud-based sedimentary rock, and the industry’s aftermath in North Dakota’s Bakken region. The Bakken shale formation stretches from[…]

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SCENIC OVERLOOK // INTERVIEW WITH SUSAN GILES

by S. Nicole Lane Acclaimed skylines serve as a mirror for a pulsating city; consequently, the people’s identity is boiled down to the tallest building, the brightest lights, and the awe-struck, open-mouthed, rubbernecking tourists. Those who beat along in the urban playground are depicted by its buildings—by the shape of the towers and the way[…]