V.27 No.20 | 5/17/2018
Joanna Keane Lopez
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
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 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
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
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
Wiz Allred of Desert Moon
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.
Gordon Bernell Arts Department
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.
Best of Burque 2018
Best Performing Arts Group
The Best in theatre, visual arts and words both spoken and written.
V.27 No.16 | 4/19/2018
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
courtesy of New Mexico Salsa Congress
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.
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 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 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
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.
The National Institute Of Flamenco
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.