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Experiencing Tête-à-tête: An Engagement with Performative Processes and Black Identity

Experiencing Tête-à-tête: An Engagement with Performative Processes and Black Identity
Derrick Adams. STATIC | DISTORTION | INTERFERENCE, 2011-2012. 27 x 60 inches, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL (Photo Credit: Image Courtesy of Rhona Hoffman Gallery.) Funky 70’s style decoratively patterned elements, intimate collaborative explorations, signifiers of black identity and femininity, fearlessness, and strong aesthetics are all terms that come to mind when thinking about the... 

Experimentation and Play: An Interview with Claire Ashley

 Experimentation and Play: An Interview with Claire Ashley
Last week I caught up with Claire Ashley at her Oak Park studio for an interview to discuss her inflatable sculptures. Claire Ashley’s seductively energetic objects consist of a delightful mixture of painting, sculpture, and performance. Memories of her Scottish heritage, architectural interests, motherhood, dance, and joie de vie  fuel Ashley’s desire to experiment with objects that engage in... 
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