Sarah Kanouse brings to a close the Beyond Survival series, which probes the effects of sustained precarity, a diminished funding landscape in the arts, and institutional relations to socio-ecological urgencies.
C. C. McKee examines the materiality and significance of salt in Deborah Jack’s art practice and poetry.
In the final entry in a series of contributions, Hannah Star Rogers gathers reflections from Alice Smits and Judith van der Elst on the 2018 convening of the Helsinki-based Bioart Society.
María Laura Rosa on how Alicia D’Amico’s images of female desire reflect “dissident and destabilizing identities in the heteronormative visual imaginary.” (In English and Spanish.)
Artist Luca M. Damiani reflects on his creative responses to and interpretations of the hearing conditions tinnitus and hyperacusis.
Using Axis Lab—the Chicago-based interdisciplinary arts organization she helped found—as a case study, Patricia Nguyen explores the intricacies of funding and establishing networks of community support.
Duygu Demir reviews The Political Aesthetics of the Armenian Avant-Garde: The Journey of the “Painterly-Real,” 1987–2004.
In the second entry in a series of contributions, Hannah Star Rogers convenes reflections from Sam Nightingale and Lisa Swanstrom on the 2018 convening of the Helsinki-based Bioart Society.
Kristen Galvin and Christina M. Spiker discuss the adjunctification of the academy and what has been sacrificed by this new paradigm of the gig economy.
Joey Orr and Imani Wadud present their reflections on ongoing transdisciplinary programming, exhibition work, learning, and social action through the Integrated Arts Research Initiative at the Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas.
In the first entry in a series of contributions, Hannah Star Rogers convenes reflections from Leena Valkeapää, Saara Hannula, and Erich Berger on the 2018 convening of the Helsinki-based Bioart Society.
Margo Handwerker and Richard Saxton of the collective M12 Studio offer observations and critiques of the process of applying for and reporting on grants in the United States.