Artist Interview: Caitlin Cherry

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 11:00AM

Common thematic concerns of Caitlin Cherry's work orbit around female subjectivity and the Black woman’s experience. “Not everyday women,” Cherry views her subjects through the lens of technology where they become beautifully superhuman, glossy, misunderstood, and disfigured.

Artist Interview: Zachary Fabri

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 11:00AM

Zachary Fabri works across the mediums of sculpture, video, and performance. Inspired by both the visceral and material world, his video and performance work captures his body engaging with a site’s built environment, Black identities, and his Brooklyn neighborhood.

Artist Interview: Christophe Roberts

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 11:00AM

Christophe Roberts is a Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist working in sculpture, painting, design, and installation work. His practice explores complex masculinities, rebel origin myths, and the commodification of identity through meditations on mass culture iconography.

Artist Interview: Joiri Minaya

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 11:00AM

Working across the mediums of painting, sculpture, performance, and photography, Joiri Minaya navigates landscapes between the global north and south, to engage with themes around the body, domesticity, and gender roles into a site of unlearning and decolonizing larger institutional systems.

Artist Interview: Michelle Segre

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 11:00AM

With a career that spans over three decades, Michelle Segre is known largely for an improvisational form of sculpture. Her works, often created with such materials as yarn, paint, metal, and thread, represent a meeting of both accident and intent.

Artist Interview: Kambui Olujimi

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 11:00AM

Kambui Olujimi is a multidisciplinary artist who grew up in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn. His work has included large-scale sculpture, painting, installation, photography, video, and performance. Olujimi is equally influenced by and often combines such abstract, scientific realms as cosmology, multiverses, physics, and quantum forces with the intimacy of mundane objects like vernacular photographs and hand-me down furniture.

Artist Interview: Erwin Redl

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 11:00AM

Erwin Redl creates outdoor public installations through the repetition of light, movement, and color. His work is inspired by his upbringing in the Austrian countryside as well by such pioneering land artists of the American West as Walter De Maria and Nancy Holt, Redl is renewing and updating the land art tradition of transforming urban landscapes into works of art.

Artist Interview: Nate Lewis

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 11:00AM

Nate Lewis is interested in excising invisible histories. He approaches his art through the diagnostic lenses of his former practice working as a critical care nurse for the last nine years. The artist uses repetition, patterns, and textures to mold his work across the different mediums he works in, which include cut paper as well as video and audio.

Artist Interview: Scherezade Garcia

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 11:00AM

Scherezade Garcia is based in Brooklyn and is known for her mixed-media paintings that are informed by her Caribbean heritage. Garcia describes her work as being centered on the politics of inclusion. History, especially the colonial history of her native Dominican Republic, plays a central role in her work while she decodes visual narratives of power to bring forth suppressed voices.

Artist Interview: Naomi Safran-Hon

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 11:00AM

Naomi Safran-Hon describes her mixed-media paintings, which often combine print, fabric, canvas and cement, as a depiction of neglected architectural spaces with traces of both their former human inhabitants and the external forces that brought about their desolation.