The power of Mike Hack’s art lies not just in his slyly irreverent interventions but in the fact that these interventions come from within the autistic community.
Madeleine Seidel is a freelance arts writer and curator based in Brooklyn, with bylines at The Brooklyn Rail, Little White Lies, and Burnaway. She is a current Masters candidate at Hunter College, and has worked at the Whitney Museum of American Art and Atlanta Contemporary. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram.
Life, Death, and the Cosmos Come Together in Sharon Lockhart’s Art
Lockhart’s latest exhibition offers a near-spiritual glimpse at the enormity of our planet, encompassing life, death, and the cosmos.
E. Jane Explores the Diva in Us All
With the altar and the flesh the artist and performer provides the space for viewers to revere our shared icons while making space for the superstars of the future.
A 700-Year-Old Poem Becomes an Existential Modern Fantasy Film
The Green Knight adapts a Middle English chivalric romance of King Arthur’s court as a somber, allegorical adventure.
A Photographer’s Intimate Tribute to SOPHIE, a Visionary Gone Too Soon
Initially conceived alongside the musician, Zoe Chait’s Noise memorializes the public and private lives of a figure whose tragic death earlier this year sent shockwaves through the music industry.
The “Magic Eye” of a Camera Captures Rural Life Under Quarantine
Made in the early days of the pandemic, Alice Rohrwacher’s short Four Roads watches her neighbors adjust to new domestic routines.
Jordan Eagles Critiques Medical Prejudice Against Queer Men Using Blood and Nostalgia
Can You Save Superman? II explores the politics of blood donation and the residual ignorance surrounding HIV/AIDS.
How Bible Salesmen Paved the Way for Capitalism to Devour Evangelicalism
The classic documentary Salesman, which turned 50 this year, presaged our current age of megachurches and Christian influencers.