Interviews

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…

Jesse McLean | Q+A

Jesse McLean is a media artist whose video works blend autobiography and fiction to craft narrators that are as fragmented as the stories they tell. Within her work I find a voice yearning for connectivity within a world mediated by technology and littered with digital kitsch. Questioning the fine distinction between superficiality and…

Mike & Claire | Q + A

Mike and Claire are an artist-duo based in Brooklyn. Meeting in a SVA darkroom, the two became fast friends and eventually roommates, creating a unique artistic and social environment around themselves that finds its way into much of their work. Blending an array of tropes and characters, their work has…