Using the pressures of adolescence and indoctrination of the church as a framework, Campbell captures the stress endured by young women and their bodies.
Coco Picard is a cartoonist, writer, and curator based out of New Mexico. Her first graphic novel, The Chronicles of Fortune, was published by Radiator Comics in 2017. Short fiction and comics have been published additionally in places like The Paris Review, Tupelo Quarterly, and Wigleaf. Critical art writing appears under the name Caroline Picard in publications like Artforum, Visual Art Source, and The Seen. Between 2005 and 2019, she lived in Chicago and worked as the Executive Director & Founder of the Green Lantern Press — a nonprofit publishing house and arts organizer that continues as a remote endeavor with collaborators in Brooklyn and Santa Fe.
Freedom in Body and Water
Sama Alshaibi’s Four Series draws on historical sources, contexts, and techniques to articulate the definitions and exploitations of freedom.
The Elusive Residue of Memory in Hazy Prints
“These prints are perhaps my surrender to Shadow,” writes New Mexico-based artist Maja Ruznic.
Memorializing Blackdom, New Mexico’s First All-Black Town
At the New Mexico State University Museum, performers mine the history of this town that was founded around 1903.
Channeling the Nuances of Motherhood Into Art
The debut exhibition at New Mexico State University explores the nuances of labor — in birth, in childrearing, and in intergenerational collaboration.
Tracing the Life of New Age Painter Agnes Pelton
Agnes Pelton was a lifelong seeker whose matriarchal, artistic household set her aesthetic course.
Artists Return to New Age Strategies for Empowerment
It makes sense that artists would return to New Age strategies in the age we live in. Still, I’m not sure these methods provide much more than temporary soothing.
Animal Bones as an Artistic Medium
For the grand reopening of New Capital, a well-loved art space that’s been closed for two years, Chicago-based artist Rebecca Beachy has installed a wide-ranging bone collection.
Tracing a Path from Hard-Edge Painting to the Science of Flight
A review of Jacob Hashimoto’s solo exhibition In the Cosmic Fugue in comics form.
A Performance in Chicago Reimagines Caesar’s Bridge
I think of the stage as a bridge upon which our imagination can be embodied.