Alibi V.29 No.28 • July 9-15, 2020 
Justine Andrews at UNM

Arts Interview

Mindful Looking

Justine Andrews on a slower way to see art

What exactly are we trying to get out of this art thing, anyway? UNM art history professor and meditation practitioner Justine Andrews suggests that there is a mindful way to experience a work of art.
Feasting Wild
courtesy of Gina Rae La Cerva

Book Review

Feasting Wild: In Search of the Last Untamed Food

NM-born writer Gina Rae La Cerva writes about our obsession with—and destruction of—wild foods

It is slightly ironic, given the state of our wildlands, that we are seeing a recent cultural fascination with foraging and wild foods. One of the things Gina Rae La Cerva touches on often in her new book, Feasting Wild: In Search of the Last Untamed Food, is why the trend has entrenched itself in the cultural subconscious now, when true wilderness is all but nonexistent.


Where People Aren’t

Nicola López: Haunted

Artist Nicola López will install Haunted in the Albuquerque Museum lobby as part of the annual Visiting Artist program.