V.26 No.21 | 5/25/2017
Mary Tsiongas, courtesy of Richard Levy Gallery Culture Shock On Beauty & Mystery Mary Tsiongas creates scenes with haunting resonance Bisecting the darkness of Tsiongas' work is a beam of light from an obsolete machine that allows nature to take its stand in the frame.
Bruce Warren Davis, courtesy of Richard Levy Gallery Culture Shock What the Frame Holds Bruce Warren Davis makes art on the edge With a ramshackle budget, Bruce Warren Davis has been able to create highly expressive works that provide inquiry into borders in their varying shades of definition.
V.26 No.20 | 5/18/2017
Courtesy of the Lannan Foundation, by Subhankar Banerjee Culture Shock Shutters Snapping on Summer Traci Quinn previews 2017's PhotoSummer With PhotoSummer, UNM Art Museum aims to maintain the energy of the academic year by drawing on the experiences captured by photographers in New Mexico.
V.26 No.19 | 5/11/2017
Culture Shock Mysteries of Identity Super sleuthin' with the DIY PI Jessamyn Lovell Jessamyn Lovell has been a photographer since her youth; that practice eventually led her to two projects, which in turn, led to her current work as an artist-turned-private-investigator.
V.26 No.18 | 5/4/2017
Jodie Herrera Culture Shock Bridging Worlds Women Across Borders aims to create connection and awareness through art In Women Across Borders, Jodie Herrera will use her craft to tell the traumatic stories of refugee and immigrant women.
V.26 No.17 | 4/27/2017
courtesy of the artist Culture Shock 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
Virginia Colwell Culture Shock 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 Culture Shock 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
Culture Shock 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
Christopher Schelling Culture Shock 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.
Art News 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
Suzanna Sbarge Culture Shock 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 Culture Shock 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.
Poetry Review 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
Nancy Zastudil Culture Shock Art+Feminism+ABQ 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.