The relationship between humans and animals is a complicated one. There are moments of profound beauty and unthinkable horror. Recalling experiences of our individual pasts, we’re sure to acknowledge our role in both. Possessing this knowledge we continue to perpetrate suffering on a global scale. Recognizing the control we hold over our animal counterparts is […]

Much of my graduate research focused on the intersection of music and the visual arts, ranging anywhere from Baka people’s conversion of their polyrhythmic drumming patterns on barkcloths to the influence of Japanese and Javanese visual arts/music on French composer Claude Debussy. Why my love of this interdisciplinary connection? Because, while my degrees are in […]

date: July 3, 2015 time: 11:00am place: Vancouver Art Gallery As a curatorial assistant in contemporary art at an encyclopedic art museum, I often feel as though I walk the line between historic/contemporary art “insiders” and a general public (granted a public whose knowledge of visual art can be wide-ranging). Typically, when I ask a […]

Denver-based photographer Breea Little explores happenings in everyday life. Her ongoing Bed Remnant Series considers presence and absence—the embodiment of who one is and what one represents through what is left behind both physically and emotionally. A body can occupy a space at a point in time and upon exit, partially remain through the lingering remnants of his/her being—a […]

GirlFridayKC Interview participants: Lyndsey Helling (LH), Lauren Tweedie (LT), Sherèe Lutz (SL) date: 9.19.2015 place: Studio, Katz Drugstore, Kansas City, Missouri background music: anywhere from podcasts to 80s/90s pop SL: I wanted to start by saying that I get more compliments on your pieces than on the rest of my wardrobe combined. I think people […]