Queer Artist Gail Thacker

Video (10:20): We visit NYC based photographer Gail Thacker at the Gene Frankle Theatre about her prolific career behind the camera and cultivating LGBTQ culture throughout 40 years. And she shows us her latest book.

PHASE by SAMANIA

Queer Feminist Artist/Scholar duo SAMANIA (Samira Mahboub + Ania Catherine) release the art project PHASE: A response to those who tell queer women “It’s just a phase.”

Sculptor Helena Rubčić

Sculptor Helena Rubčić:
Through a collection of wooden sculptures I am trying to show to the observers my view of the world and the human personality. The sculptures are made of two materials – wood (natural) and metal (unnatural) which negate each other but make a whole.

Zanele Muholi’s Transformations

Look Again. Photograph from the series Somnyama Ngonyama. Credit: Zanele Muholi/Yancey Richardson Gallery/Stevenson Gallery. Zanele Muholi featured in The New York Times Magazine Zanele Muholi’s Transformations – A photographer known for taking striking portraits of members of the black queer community in South Africa turns the camera on herself. By…

“Nothing But Light” by Anastasia Kuba

Text and artworks by Anastasia Kuba Photograph from the series ‘Nothing But Light’ by Anastasia Kuba, 2015 Artist Statement by Anastasia Kuba Anastasia Kuba: ‘“Nothing But Light” explores concepts of boundaries,vulnerability, and consent. We all experience the world through our bodies. The body is the easiest target for disrespect, worship,…

Zanele Muholi Shortlisted for Deutche Börse Photography Prize

Article by Lerato Dumse Tick Tock for Deutsche Börse 2015 Prize With less than a week remaining before we are introduced to the winner of the renowned Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2015. Predictions are still pouring in and opinions are shared from far and wide. Everyone wants to see their…

Ester Fleckner – How to spell a sound that is physical

A woodcut print by Ester Fleckner.   Ester Fleckner – How to spell a sound that is physical 10 April – 9 May 2015 at Avlskarl Gallery, Bredgade 28, Copenhagen, Denmark Opening hours: Wednesday-Friday 1 pm – 6 pm. Saturday 12 pm – 3 pm. The exhibition How to spell a…

Stigma

Stigma. Press photo courtesy Heidi Lunabba. Heidi Lunabba in collaboration with Anne Pietarinen Stigma Photographs and installation Galleria Huuto, Jätkäsaari 2, Helsinki, Finland 23 January – 8 February 2015 Welcome to the opening on Friday 23.1 2015 at 8pm! Who invites cockroaches over for a sleepover? Who wants to go…

Heart of Art Gallery

Mission statement by Kenia Gutierrez Heart of Art Gallery Women and Queer Art Gallery and Animal Rescue Heart of Art Gallery promotes and provides an unfiltered raw space for works of art made by women and members of the lgbt community. Heart of Art was founded by Kenia and Bell…

Intermedia Artist Aja Rose Bond

Artist statement by Aja Rose Bond Triangle Fort by Aja Rose Bond in collaboration with Caroline Ballhorn, Alicia Cha and Heather Dawn Jones. Photo courtesy of Aja Rose Bond.   Artist Statement by Aja Rose Bond I am an intermedia artist with background in music, craft and fashion respectively, drawing…

Dolly Wilde’s Picture-Show

Artist statement by Rebecca Nesvet “And still they come and go: and this is all I know– That from the gloom I watch an endless picture-show…” Siegfried Sassoon, “Picture-Show” (1920) Playwrite Rebecca Nesvet about her Dolly Wilde’s Picture-Show When I read Sassoon’s ‘Picture-Show’, the poem doesn’t call up only the…

Nest by Coral Short

Artist statement by Coral Short Nest by Coral Short. Photos courtesy of the artist. Description: Nest is an interactive sculpture that is about caring for our community’s cultural workers and activists. I encouraged the audience at The Hemispheric Institute Encuentros to unwind by finding my large, human-sized nest on wheels…

Chicano Park iPhoneography by Tina Rice

Artist statement and photos by Tina Rice / COMBO APPS: Mobile Extreme Editing   Photo from the Chicano Park iPhoneography series by Tina Rice Artist Statement by Tina Rice Tina Rice: I’m a photography/mobile based artists. Everything I do now is from my iPhone and iPad. All my traditional photographic…