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In Conversation

AMY SEIMETZ with Madeline Whittle

Seimetz cultivates a vividly subjective interrogation of the occupational hazards of self-consciousness and acknowledging one’s own mortality: anxiety, depression, grief, transcendence.

In Conversation

MARTHA COLBURN and PAT O’NEILL with Marius Hrdy

Drawing ideas from paintings, books, films, and audio recordings, along with poetry and music, Colburn and O'Neill share a common interest in collecting and recycling materials, often reusing them across multiple mediums, in performances and multi-channel installations, drawings, sculptures, and assemblages.

Object of Reverence: Natalie Erika James’s Relic

While so many modern horror films rely on scares in the form of grotesque violence—the fear residing less in the audiovisual construction of the scene and more in the idea of torture, dismemberment, impending death—James puts her faith in the unexplained crinkle of a plastic dry-cleaning bag hanging in a closet.

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The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2020

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