Spot 1: Cultural Capitals

Cultural Capitals

Cathedrals

Tracking the legacy of architect Paul R. Williams, a photographer finds Las Vegas’ modernist sanctuaries.

Type:
Features, Projects
Source:
Spring 2018
Location:
Las Vegas
Credit:
Photo / Janna Ireland

Huguette Caland: A Life Coming Into Focus

Once known only to few for her erotic topographies and obsessive line, an unsung heroine of Arab modernism enters the canon.

Type:
Features
Source:
Spring 2018
Location:
Los Angeles, CA; Beirut, Lebanon
Credit:
Text / Omar Kholeif

Viva Vienna

Young gallerists inject Austria’s primary city with cultural capital, fresh program strategies, and plenty of teamwork.

Type:
Features
Source:
Spring 2018
Location:
Vienna
Credit:
Text / Francesca Gavin

Spot 2: Atlanta

Atlanta

Doris Adelaide Derby

“Not all aspects of our lives are about the injustice.” Atlanta photographer, activist, organizer, and educator on SNCC in 1960s Mississippi, Roy DeCarava, and the importance of multidimensional representation.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Winter 2017/2018
Location:
Atlanta
Credit:
Interview / Erin Jane Nelson

Everything is Connected

Buildings are for people; architectural photography is portraiture; walking is a way of seeing; and John C. Portman is your architect.

Type:
Interviews
Source:
Winter 2017/2018
Location:
Atlanta
Credit:
Text / Victoria Camblin

Irony & Loss

An award-winning game designer and philosopher talks Pokémon GO, object-oriented ontology, addiction— and, most importantly, “stuff.”
with photographs by Brandon English

Type:
Interviews
Source:
September/October 2016
Location:
Atlanta
Credit:
Interview / Paul Boshears

Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi

The sharp angles, contrasting patterns and colors, and outsized body parts in Deborah Roberts’ collages of young girls are a...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
May 17, 2018
Location:
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta
Credit:
Text / Rebecca Dimling Cochran

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Spot 3: Reviews

Reviews

The US-Mexico Border:
Place, Imagination, and Possibility

A photograph by Pablo López Luz shows an aerial view of the US-Mexico border as it stretches between Tijuana and...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Spring 2018
Location:
516 Arts, Albuquerque; Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Credit:
Text / Chelsea Weathers

I’m not who you think I’m not #4: Chebomuren

I’m Not Who You Think I’m Not #4: Chebomuren was a two hour performance by artists Awuor Onyango, Nyakallo Maleke,...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Spring 2018
Location:
Uhuru Park, Nairobi, Kenya
Credit:
Text / Rose Jepkorir Kiptum

Isaac Julien: Playtime

Isaac Julien’s sumptuous three-part film installation at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture in San Francisco invoked manifold puns...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Spring 2018
Location:
Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, San Francisco
Credit:
Text / Monica Westin
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Advertisement for Harmonic Dysfunction by artist Matt Haffner at whitespace

Spot 4: Walk

Walk

The Patty Chang Landscape

“Mao Tse-tung once said that the south had a lot of water and it would be okay if the north borrowed a little.” An artist tracks wandering lakes through piss and tears, from Central Asia to Queens.

Type:
Features
Source:
Winter 2017/2018
Location:
Queens, New York; Eurasia
Credit:
Text / Marcus Civin

flâ * neur

Luxuriant carlessness vs. walking to work in Atlanta.

Type:
Glossary
Source:
Winter 2017/2018
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Credit:
Text / Edward Austin Hall

Prospect.4:
The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp

When the first in November 2008, it premiered as a large-scale event in the tradition of the São Paulo or...
Type:
Reviews
Source:
Winter 2017/2018
Location:
New Orleans, LA
Credit:
Text / D. Eric Bookhardt

The Practice of Circuit-Making

To “know” a city, walk it.

Type:
Projects
Source:
Winter 2017/2018
Location:
Tbilisi; Seoul; San Francisco; Istanbul; Decatur, GA.
Credit:
Art + Text / Brian Sherman

Spot 5: SUMMER IS NOW

SUMMER IS NOW

FUNTOWN

An animated video commission pays homage to the life and death of the boardwalk amusement park, captured in all its thrills and anxiety.

Type:
Projects
Source:
May 24, 2018
Location:
Funtown Pier, Seaside Heights, New Jersey
Credit:
Art / Joe Peragine

Poolside Chat

An LA architect and a Palm Springs architectural curator discuss liberated design and pastel color palettes in the American West.

Type:
Features, Interviews
Source:
Spring 2017
Location:
Los Angeles

clarkston

Just outside Atlanta, one of America’s most diverse refugee destinations.

Type:
Glossary
Source:
March/April 2016
Location:
Clarkston, Georgia