With their exhibition, Look, it’s daybreak, dear, time to sing, Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens investigate the complex, cross-species relationship between birds and humans.
I’m home in Brooklyn now — I’ve been back for about three weeks. As the Department of Local Affairs starts up in Bed-Stuy, where I’m the artist in residence for the Laundromat Project, I’ve been thinking about different ways to frame and understand my summer.
OMAHA — I walked from Nebraska to Iowa this morning, over the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge.
OMAHA — Both teaching and social practice ask a leader (artist, teacher, organizer) to codify and articulate a set of steps that are then acted out by a group. There’s a place for uncertainty, but it should be strategically applied: by choice, not default.
OMAHA — Fourth of July, 2014. I am in America’s heartland and trying not to get romantic about it.