By Daniel Krane
NOV 2020 | Theater
How can we find assurance and community in our upside down world? It is an especially taxing effort for theater artists, whose work and livelihoods depend on collaboration and communion. Enter the Working Group for a New Spirit, playwright Agnes Borinskys free initiative that offers a virtual home for transient artists, seminars in how to take stock of our lives, and more. Daniel Krane dives into this efforta series of gatherings for clarity and direction in our messy moment of distance and collapsethat the Bushwick Starr is hosting now through December 7.
By Madeleine Seidel
JUL-AUG 2020 | ArtSeen
The selection of video art included here explores our digitally-driven moment by highlighting the fact that privacy and leisure are privileges not often extended to women, queer people, and people of color. Even though the exhibition is framed as an exploration of intimacy and technology, intimacy is not often afforded to these artists, whose emotional labor and identities are still contested within the domestic sphere.