V.26 No.17 | 4/27/2017
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Lessons in Rezilience
Community-building festival returns for year two
Rezilience is a two-day experience aiming to reinforce traditional ways of understanding community, as well as ones that speak to the modern existence of many Indigenous people.
V.26 No.16 | 4/20/2017
Where Language Fails
The role of the arts at UNM's Decolonizing Nature conference
The Decolonizing Nature conference brings together people in many disciplines, including art, to discuss ecology and sustainability.
V.26 No.15 | 4/13/2017
Shing Yin Khor
Stranger in a Strange Land
Shing Yin Khor brings an outer space apothecary to Old Earth
In the past, how did people make sense of the world? Shing Yin Khor hopes that visitors to her exhibition will be just as as bewildered as those past seekers.
V.26 No.14 | 4/6/2017
Spacefaring from a Leftover Lot
Ellen Babcock takes her work to Off Lomas
The effect of Off Lomas is that it clicks you back into the landscape. Even if you've driven down Lomas a thousand times, suddenly, you see it anew.
V.26 No.13 | 3/30/2017
The Truth is in the Text
Talking breakups, dogs and happiness with Augusten Burroughs
Much of what Lust & Wonder hones in on—with heart-wrenching acuity—is the process of recognizing the ill fit of a relationship and mustering the courage to end it.
Think Outside the Box
The not so annual Alibi art box competition
Submit your concept for the Alibi's Art Box Competition, a challenge to local artists to design, energize and give life to the distribution boxes that house our publication on the streets of Albuquerque.
V.26 No.12 | 3/23/2017
The Beauty of Wild Weeds
Colossal botanical murals flourish Downtown
Indigenous plants usually appear quietly in little breaks in the concrete. Pastel puts them on a scale everyone will notice.
V.26 No.11 | 3/16/2017
Museum of New Mexico Press
A Line Carved Through Time
Exhibition and book illuminate block printmaking in New Mexico
The Carved Line illuminates the extreme technical capacity and history of the block printmaking artists in New Mexico.
Junk Yards, Church Yards, Everything In-Between
Damien Flores translates the life of the city into poetry
Damien Flores' work is strongly rooted in Albuquerque, speaking with such specificity that Burqueños will read things in these textured lines that no reader from outside could ever, but at the same moment Flores trains his eye on the universal.
V.26 No.10 | 3/9/2017
Art-centric edit-a-thon has its first local run
The localized version of Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will emphasize creating entries for local female-identifying artists and editing or augmenting existing entries as needed.
Playwright Gideon Wabvuta brings universal truths to the stage
Mbare Dreams begins with the dreams of an 8-year-old boy and follows these dreams as the boy grows up and Zimbabwe changes.
V.26 No.9 | 3/2/2017
Divided We Stand
Collected responses to Shia LaBoeuf's “He Will Not Divide Us”
Participants are encouraged to approach the camera and repeat the words however many times they like, in whatever way they are moved to.
V.26 No.8 | 2/23/2017
How Do You Take Your Fiction?
Serial Box delivers novels that fit into people's lives
Serial Box's subscription sends one “episode” per week, each installment designed to provide a 40-minute reading experience that fits into people's lives.
V.26 No.7 | 2/16/2017
Samuel Dalton/Indigo Ignited
Albuquerque's “Indigo Ignited” bridges worlds with Japanese production
David Pinter and Samuel Dalton are developing the first American anime, produced with top-tier talent from both Japan and the States.
V.26 No.6 | 2/9/2017
Strength in Fragility
Our Glass Figures examines trauma through performance
Instead of erasing the fullness of women's identity by highlighting trauma, Our Glass Figures aims to empower and educate.