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V.27 No.20 | 5/17/2018
Resolana
Joanna Keane Lopez

Culture Shock

Brick by Brick

Artist Joanna Keane Lopez makes contemporary installation with traditional techniques

Joanna Keane Lopez' latest work—washed white adobe walls growing toward the sky, slender mirrors running vertically—provides a meeting point to cultivate community.
V.27 No.19 | 5/10/2018
Vitrine exterior
Vitrene

Culture Shock

New Gallery on the Block

Vitrine brings new conceptual works to Downtown

Three interdisciplinary artists have made space for themselves and others by renting a tiny commercial space and using it as a noncommercial gallery and more.
Erin Galvez explores materials and reuse in her show at AC2 Gallery
Erin Galvez

Arts Interview

Speaking Up

Erin Galvez explores the meaning of the materials in It's Hard to Say

Erin Galvez makes sculptural pieces of scavenged, thrifted and otherwise reclaimed materials.
V.27 No.18 | 5/3/2018
Craig Childs

Culture Shock

Returned to the World

Craig Childs' latest book explores pre-history and what it means to modernity

Craig Childs is in wonder of pre-history in all its obscurity, as presentiment to life as we know it today. Relating to ancient humans is an exercise in empathy and stretches the imagination.
© Estate of Patrick Nagatani

Arts Interview

Feeling for the Edge

Survey of Patrick Nagatani's early photograhy illumines a master

We speak with curator Mary Statzer about Patrick Nagatani, who created smart, often surprising photographs that hummed with their questions on spirituality, the construction of self, how we heal and how we fit into the puzzle of the natural world.
V.27 No.17 | 4/26/2018
Tammy Garcia
Wiz Allred of Desert Moon

Culture Shock

Stories in Clay and Canvas

A legacy of creativity is illustrated in Three Generations

Tammy Garcia's works on canvas are inspired by the pottery she and her family have been making for generations.
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Gordon Bernell Arts Department

Arts Interview

Putting Form to the Past

The adult students at Gordon Bernell share their personal narratives in Telling Stories

For seven years Gordon Bernell Charter School has produced an art show to show their adult students' perspectives. This time around the show is called Telling Stories, and many students in this exhibition have used their tattoos and scars as an avenue to share their histories.
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Best of Burque 2018

Arts

Best Performing Arts Group

The Best in theatre, visual arts and words both spoken and written.

V.27 No.16 | 4/19/2018
Matthew Shlian, 2013.
Scott Soderberg

Culture Shock

Conjuring Wonder

Paper engineer Matt Shlian brings new work to Tamarind's Wonder Cabinet

We interview Matt Shlian about his work and the convergence of arts and sciences.
V.27 No.15 | 4/12/2018
New Mexico Salsa Congress
courtesy of New Mexico Salsa Congress

Culture Shock

Dancing in the Streets

New Mexico Salsa Congress offers a wide variety of dance experience to the city

In response to the salsa scene stagnating, the New Mexico Salsa Congress formed to expose, educate and instruct New Mexicans in Latin dance.
Gina Beavers examines the way we look at, and present, the world and ourselves
Gina Beavers

Arts Interview

Internet Famous

Artist Gina Beavers renders social media as high art

In recent years, Gina Beavers has explored imagery culled from the internet and rendered in realistic acrylic paint, providing us with a different eye on ourselves and the ways in which we express ourselves, even in the most casual forums.
V.27 No.14 | 4/5/2018
The Book of Mormon company
Julieta Cervantes

Culture Shock

Hallelujah, Hallelujah

The Book of Mormon brings big questions and clever tunes to Popejoy

The Book of Mormon's sardonic dark hymns and absurd bits never cease to delight, but unexpectedly for many, the show doesn't approach the story with malice.
Artist nicholas jacobsen finds stillness in his artistic practice of being a rock
Nicholas Jacobsen

Arts Interview

New Geology

Artist nicholas b jacobsen shows us what we can learn from the natural world around us

What does being a rock look like to you? To artist nicholas b jacobsen the practice of being a rock is the practice of approaching a new understanding of yourself in stillness, and the world outside in all its busy-ness and all of its tranquility, too.
V.27 No.13 | 3/29/2018
Mohsin Hamid
Jillian Edelstein

Culture Shock

Finding a Way to the Future

Author Mohsin Hamid discusses transience, migration and the power of story

Mohsin Hamid, author of Exit West, talks of nostalgia, navigating the loss of things you care about and imagination providing optimism for the future.
Yjastros
The National Institute Of Flamenco

Art News

Dance Dance Revolution

Yjastros 32 brings contemporary flamenco to the NHCC stage

Yjastros' flamenco pieces showcase modern takes and movements integrated with foundational phrases and techniques.
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