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 Images Courtesy Of Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Images Courtesy Of Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Justine Kurland’s “Girl Pictures, 1997-2002” At Mitchell-Innes & Nash

By Jillian Billard

On the occasion of the project’s 20th anniversary, the exhibition features Kurland’s formative series in its entirety for the first time ever.

 
 Photo by Kasia Zacharko

Photo by Kasia Zacharko

Miss Red Discusses The Importance Of Consistently Going Outside Of Her Comfort Zone

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Kasia Zacharko

The artist talks about her debut full-length album, K.O.; collaborating with producer Kevin Martin (a.k.a. The Bug); and her greatest musical influences.

 
 Photo by Olimpia Dior

Photo by Olimpia Dior

Foo And Foo Designer Elizabeth Hilfiger Makes Clothes For Today’s Genderfluid Youth

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Olimpia Dior

The emerging streetwear designer discusses her background in design; how she launched brand her brand Foo and Foo; and her unique vision of fashion as a collaborative project with artists spanning a diverse array of disciplines.

 
 Jennifer Vanilla, Photo by Olimpia Dior   

Jennifer Vanilla, Photo by Olimpia Dior

 

Becca Kauffman On Being Jennifer Vanilla

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Olimpia Dior

The artist discusses how her performative persona Jennifer Vanilla originated and has evolved over the years; how she refigures performance as an expression of a state of mind that defies genre; and her quest to find a balance between Jennifer and herself.

 
 Deborah Turbeville , Bath House Series , 1975

Deborah Turbeville, Bath House Series, 1975

“WOMAN: A Bold Celebration Of Women In Photography” Curated By Savannah Spirit

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Olimpia Dior

We spoke with the curator and selected artists of “WOMAN,” an exhibition of 11 cross-generational photographers whose work explores and celebrates what it means to be a woman.

 
 
 
 Photo by Olimpia Dior

Photo by Olimpia Dior

Ann Liv Young Discusses the Challenges and Rewards of Being a Full-Time Performance Artist

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Olimpia Dior

The artist speaks about reclaiming her childhood sensibility through performance; how her works investigate the relationship between audience and performer; and how becoming a mother has influenced her practice.

 
 Photo by Kat Slootsky

Photo by Kat Slootsky

Rosehardt On Exploring The Distinction Between Solitude And Loneliness

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Kat Slootsky

The artist talks about his debut solo LP, Songs in the Key of Solitude; the catharsis of sound; and continually learning to be at peace with oneself.

 
 Photo by Olimpia Dior

Photo by Olimpia Dior

Performance Artist Tara-Jo Tashna On Translating Feeling Through Movement

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Olimpia Dior

The artist discusses the relationship between audience and performer; how performance operates as a form of self-exploration; and the thought process behind choreographing her recent performance at Arsenal Contemporary, deliberation.

 
 Photo by Olimpia Dior

Photo by Olimpia Dior

In Conversation With The Artists And Curators Of “MUSE/MUSE,” Currently On View At The Czech Center In New York

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Olimpia DiorBy Jillian Billard

The show features artists selected by ten international curators; and highlights the intimate relationship between artist and curator.

 
 Photo by Olimpia Dior

Photo by Olimpia Dior

Gia Garison Envisions A World In Which People Are Free To Be Shamelessly Themselves

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Olimpia Dior

The rising model, artist, DJ, and musician discusses why she’s switching things up and shedding her old skin.

 
 Photo by Olimpia Dior

Photo by Olimpia Dior

Vera Sola On Channeling Experience Into Sound

By Jillian BillardBy Jillian Billard
Photos by Olimpia Dior

The multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and poet discusses learning to trust her own voice and innate musical sensibility; finding lyrical inspiration in everyday life; and how environment influences her sound.

 
 Janette Beckman, "Moor Mother," 2017

Janette Beckman, "Moor Mother," 2017

“Then She Did” At Plaxall Gallery LIC

By Jillian Billard

The exhibition highlights the work of 23 artists, whose work explores their personal experiences of being a woman.

 
 Carly Mark, Screen Tests Gold Bear, 2018

Carly Mark, Screen Tests Gold Bear, 2018

Curator Antonia Marsh Discusses Her Show “Vanquished By The Fickle Goddess,” Featuring Works By Artists Daniela Lalita And Carly Mark

By Jillian Billard

The London-based curator talks about the symbiotic relationship between curator and artist; her efforts to overcome adversities in the art world by giving a platform to underrepresented voices; and the role of social media in the contemporary art world.

 
 Photo by Özge Cöne

Photo by Özge Cöne

Vocal Performer Hatis Noit Muses On The Transcendent Potential Of The Human Voice

By Jillian Billard
Photo by Özge Cöne

The Japanese musician discusses her upcoming EP, Illogical Dance; the relationship between music and collage; and how her music seeks to translate nature’s innate dialogue through feeling.

 
 Photo by Olimpia Dior

Photo by Olimpia Dior

Textile Artist Monica Hofstadter On Creating An Ethereal Dwelling

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Olimpia Dior

The Brooklyn-based artist discusses how her line, DOUCEMENT, emerged from her desire to consistently re-create a sense of home and divine comfort.

 
 Image courtesy of Bridget Donahue Gallery

Image courtesy of Bridget Donahue Gallery

Sondra Perry’s IT’S IN THE GAME ‘17 Or Mirror Gag For Vitrine And Protection (2017) At Bridget Donahue Gallery

By Jillian Billard

The multi-media artist investigates the realm of virtual bodies at the Chinatown Gallery.

 
 Photo by Kat Slootsky

Photo by Kat Slootsky

Ravenous, Untethered And In Captivity: In Conversation With Heather Benjamin

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Kat Slootsky

The Rhode Island based artist discusses the symbolism of her most recent series, Death of a Tail; how her work functions as a diaristic exploration; and opening herself up to new mediums, scales, and colors.

 
 Photo by Olimpia Dior

Photo by Olimpia Dior

May Daniels On Embodying The Roles Of Artist And Muse

By Jillian Billard
Photos by Olimpia Dior

The model/photographer discusses vulnerability, the importance of communication in collaborative work, and deriving inspiration from movement.