Visual Art

Katarina Weslien

    KATARINA WESLIEN’s Material Making: How We Embody Place, a micro interview with Elaine Sexton   I first learned of Katarina Weslien’s work through the Boston-based choreographer, Daniel McCusker, who was one of 20 artists invited to participate in “Walking Kailash: an invitational project,” Weslien’s invitation asked the participants […]

Ro Lohin

  RO LOHIN: IN THE STILL AND PRESENT, A MICRO INTERVIEW Elaine Sexton: You’ve described your process of applying paint to canvas as more “splat” and “whack” than the less forceful “drip” one might assume. At one point in your work you shifted from the more conventional use of a […]

Elana Herzog

ELANA HERZOG’S “INTERVENTIONS”: A MICRO INTERVIEW     Elaine Sexton: Distressed fabric, in the form of bedspreads and curtains, heavily stapled and recomposed on dry wall serve as source material for some of your recent work. You once pointed out, in conversation, that most fabric is either plant or animal-based, cotton […]

Liss Platt

  LISS PLATT ON THE “POTENTIAL PRESENCE” IN HER WORK   Liss Platt spent a decade of “sustained looking” taking literally thousands of photographs a single raft–and the climate that contains it–in the water off the coast of the north shore of Nova Scotia. An artist whose work taps into […]