Tentacular Thinking

Journal #75 - September 2016 Donna Haraway Tentacular Thinking: Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Chthulucene We are all lichens. — Scott Gilbert, “We Are All Lichens Now”1 Think we must. We must think. —Stengers and Despret, Women Who Make a Fuss2 What happens when human exceptionalism and bounded individualism, those old saws of Western…

Bakehouse Art Complex – Call-to-Artists

LUCKY US? PRE-ELECTION ART THERAPY CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The Bakehouse Art Complex is seeking applications for our Annual Fundraising Event Exhibitions On view October 28 – November 4, 2016 Lucky US? at the Audrey Love Gallery I Don’t Have a Pot to Piss In at the (newly inaugurated) Ceramics Workshop…

Retirement Opens New Director Position

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Announces Retirement of Executive Director Alan W. CooperArts Consulting Group Engaged to Spearhead New Director Search   Baltimore, MD - August 3, 2016 - Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) announced today that Executive Director Alan W. Cooper will retire effective May 2017. As Executive Director of the Foundation…

Exposed

Exposed: Shuttered up... "WHEN Diane Arbus (she pronounced it Deeyan) died in 1971, she joined a pantheon of distraught, creative women, including Sylvia Plath, Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, Janis Joplin, Frida Kahlo and Kay Sage, who all died prematurely. Like Mark Rothko a year before, she slit her wrists and…

Why Ugliness Matters

Why ugliness matters. Our capacity for appreciating the revolting, disgusting, horrific, and abject is among our deepest shared responses to the world: "Why ugliness matters. Our capacity for appreciating the revolting, disgusting, horrific, and abject is among our deepest shared responses to the world" (Via Arts & Letters Daily.)