Interviews

Emily Sasmor | Q + A

Emily Sasmor’s work STRANGERS COWBOYS was published in Issue 11 of Digital America. Sasmor talked with Digital America about her overarching series HOTLINE FOR THE LOST, how she approaches themes of violence, pop culture, and the real vs. the simulated in her work. ::: DigA: In STRANGERS COWBOYS, there is…

Alexander Stewart | Q+A

Eyeworks is an invitational festival focusing on abstract animation and unconventional character animation. Festival programs showcase outstanding experimental animation of all sorts, and include classic films and new works. Co-curator and University of Richmond alumni Alexander Stewart sat down with Digital America to talk about the genesis of the Eyeworks…

Gregory Eddi Jones | Q + A

Gregory Eddi Jones’ Flowers for Donald is a series of digital collages created in response to the election of Donald Trump. Jones uses flowers as “anchor points of protest, memorial, and self-reflexive connotations of enduring beauty,” which play with the heightened emotional dialogue that surrounds the current news cycle. Each collage…

Timo Kahlen | Q + A

Timo Kahlen’s sound and visual work explores unusual mediums, such as wind, steam, light, vibration, sound, and more to convey global concepts. Throughout his career of more than 25 years, Kahlen’s experimentation with noise and media art have allowed him to participate in over 150 solo and collaborative gallery showings….

Brooke Inman | Q + A

Brooke Inman is an artist and nature enthusiast residing in Richmond, Virginia. Her diverse practice specializes in Intaglio, Screen Printing, Zine-making, Drawing, and Color. Through obsessive organization, heightened awareness of detail, and close observation, Inman’s work transforms the banality of the everyday into a lens through which to view ourselves…

Thomas Asmuth | Q + A

Thomas Asmuth is an artist and educator who creates works that span science and art, identity and robotics. He currently teaches as an assistant professor at the University of West Florida in digital and experimental media. Asmuth’s works are conceptually driven by technology, popular culture and theoretical discourse. His sound…

Matthew Stone | Q+A

Matthew Stone is a London-based artist interested in contemporary shamanic practices. His work extends across photography, painting, sculpture, parties, and performance, and is characterized by collaboration and a preoccupation with the possibility of materially presenting the immaterial. He was instrumental in shaping the art collective !WOWOW!, a community of artists, musicians, designers and…

Frank Correa | Q + A

Frank Correa is an artist based in Seattle who shoots and manipulates digital images. Coming to Washington by way of Peru, Frank reworks his photographs to create a cast of characters and scenes that shine with an auratic glow. Complicating the snapshots with fabricated backgrounds, props, and appendages, his work skitters…

Asger Carlsen | Q+A

Asger Carlsen’s photography utilizes in-camera and post-processing techniques to create unsettling images that sit uncomfortably within his candid, seemingly truthful world. His series Wrong, for example, takes subjects straight out of Men in Black and photographs them with the ease of Garry Winogrand. The first time I saw Hester, a…

Anja Carr | Q+A

In a performance by Anja Carr you are just as likely to see furries, a children’s book character, and a human playing the role of an anthropomorphised animal. Within her sphere, the distinctions between the real and the imaginary become largely irrelevant, or at least they feel that way in the realm of the pictures. Between…