AGWF is a Brooklyn-based curatorial team whose goal is to foster a dialogue between artists and transform the way people look at art in general. In a post-Occupy Wall Street world, they’re re-shaping the dialogue around art and politics.
Sam Vernon is a close friend and a damn good installation artist. She’s dealing with some dark themes that are really interesting — racialization, historical memory and Black fiction. The way she uses the process of drawing and Xerox reproduction creates spaces that transcend reality.
On my BlogSpot, I have photos of my work posted from 2009 to this year. The paintings range in scale and address the physcogeography of warfare, architectural space and ideals gone astray. I blend aspects of Soviet Constructivism and Abstract Expressionism to create tension on the pictorial plane.
MEGAZINE is a new online magazine founded by a group of Cooper Union grads. It blends blog, magazine and an alternate virtual reality. New artists are featured every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, so stay on top of it.
Joanne Petit-Frere has rediscovered a lost art often relegated to the 1990s: hair braiding. Her one-woman operation, Tresse Agoche, fuses architectural dimensions with soft, gravity defying shapes that make you wish you only had the confidence to be so bold.