My name is Nyanen Deng and as the Events Programming Intern at SPACE, I’ve had the tremendous gift of spending time with Okwui Okpokwasili and hearing her speak about her performance Bronx Gothic. She has gently yet ardently brought me to and from the places that scare me in this incredible re-imagining of black female adolescence. Here we exchange a few words about embodying a black/... MORE
by Julia Whyel
John Cotter, a deaf writer from Colorado, spent April of 2016 living and working at a homeless shelter in the great plains. In the grips of his own trauma -- diagnosed in his 30s with a strange disease -- Cotter found fellowship and new humility among the shelter's residents, and learned both about what makes us who we are and how to bear better witness. An article he wrote for... MORE
By Julia Whyel
The work of Jeremy Okai Davis holds public and private personas in tension through his use of color, reference to pop culture, celebrity news, autobiography, and history. During his recent Artist-In-Residency at SPACE Gallery he discussed his history of inlfuence and the changing experience of creating.
What is the role of an artist in society and how do you fit that... MORE