A Rich and Revitalizing Legacy: Ephraim Asili’s The InheritanceBy Esmé Hogeveen
Ephraim Asilis debut feature, inspired by his own youthful experiences participating in a Black Marxist collective, fuses fiction, documentary, and bold formal experimentation to exuberantly and innovatively remind us of the legacies of Black thinkers, activists, and artists.
AMY SEIMETZ with Madeline Whittle
Seimetz cultivates a vividly subjective interrogation of the occupational hazards of self-consciousness and acknowledging ones own mortality: anxiety, depression, grief, transcendence.
MARTHA COLBURN and PAT O’NEILL with Marius Hrdy
Drawing ideas from paintings, books, films, and audio recordings, along with poetry and music, Colburn and O'Neill share a common interest in collecting and recycling materials, often reusing them across multiple mediums, in performances and multi-channel installations, drawings, sculptures, and assemblages.
Object of Reverence: Natalie Erika James’s RelicBy Gina Telaroli
While so many modern horror films rely on scares in the form of grotesque violencethe fear residing less in the audiovisual construction of the scene and more in the idea of torture, dismemberment, impending deathJames puts her faith in the unexplained crinkle of a plastic dry-cleaning bag hanging in a closet.