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Refugee Artists Take Control of Their Representation in a New Exhibition

2018-01-14T00:24:56+00:00October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

“A piece of hell,” is how one refugee, stranded in legal limbo on the isolated Pacific island of Nauru, describes the situation. It’s a mild epithet for the ordeal that asylum seekers endure to achieve their right to not be persecuted or annihilated. Not since the Second World War has there been such a massive number [...]

Under the Radar: Patricia Fietta | Anne Cecile Surga | Danielle Brensinger

2018-01-14T00:24:57+00:00October 22nd, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

ArtSlant is an open Arts community with over 200,000 free, user-generated artist profiles. The support of our community is an essential part of our mission — from our magazine to our residency and prize. Every week our editors select the best artist profiles from under the radar. Follow your favorite artists to see new work [...]

Director Mariano Pensotti Talks Radical Theater 100 Years After the Russian Revolution

2018-01-14T00:26:30+00:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

As we approach the 100-year anniversary of the October Revolution next month, we should consider the legacy of this event and its importance in light of our contemporary social ills. The mass majority of the world finds itself living under conditions that have historically led to revolution: generalized injustice and inequality, economic instability, war, and disconnect [...]

Larry Madrigal Answers 5 Questions

2018-01-14T00:26:51+00:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

This is 5 Questions. Each week, we send five questions to an artist featured in Under the Radar, our weekly email highlighting the best art on the ArtSlant network. This week we seek answers from Larry Madrigal.   What are you trying to communicate with your work? I am definitely not trying to communicate an explicit message [...]

“It’s Just Art”: Adrian Piper and Rosemarie Trockel Question Art’s Ability to Affect Change

2018-01-14T00:26:53+00:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

A New York City native, Adrian Piper now lives in Berlin after her refusal to return to the States following her inclusion on a TSA “suspicious traveler” watch list in 2008; Rosemarie Trockel has lived in Germany her entire life. Cursory research suggests the artists’ affiliation goes little beyond a handful of group exhibitions they [...]

Our Paris Residency Now Accepting Applications for Winter 2018 Term

2018-01-14T00:26:54+00:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

We are now accepting applications for the February–March 2018 Paris residency. The application deadline is October 31, 2017. The Georgia Fee Artist | Writer Residency was established in memory of ArtSlant's Founder who passed away December 8th, 2012. Georgia was dedicated to supporting and investing in artists and writers, and had a deep connection with the city of [...]

Under the Radar: Julia San Martin | Zena Blackwell | Mary Jones

2018-01-14T00:26:56+00:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

ArtSlant is an open Arts community with over 200,000 free, user-generated artist profiles. The support of our community is an essential part of our mission — from our magazine to our residency and prize. Every week our editors select the best artist profiles from under the radar. Follow your favorite artists to see new work [...]

Wednesday Web Artist of the Week: Katie Torn

2018-01-14T00:26:59+00:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

New York-based new media artist Katie Torn makes work suspended in limbo somewhere between our physical and digital realities, as she seamlessly synthesizes filmed or photographed sculptural objects with digitally generated forms. There is strange alchemy at work in Torn’s aesthetic, which fuses disposable cultural touchstones of the 80s and 90s with complex, surrealist compositions [...]