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Artist Interview: Candi Farlice

What altar were you most surprised or excited by? My favorite piece is the one with the computers and the headsets by Howie Katz because I have a big family and I realize how we’re losing the ability to communicate. …

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Artist Interview: Martha Rodriguez

What is the single most important take-away that you want viewers to get from your altar? Either visually or conceptually. I want viewers to understand that there are no easy answers to gentrification. We are all angry about the changes …

Leslie Dreyer

Artist Interview: Leslie Dreyer

Your actions have fused guerrilla theatre, tactical media and smart mobs to spotlight the tech boom’s impact on displacement and wealth disparity in the Bay Area. For the uninitiated, what’s a smart mob and how can the public learn about …

Brian Dean

Artist Interview: Brian Dean

Why did you decide to focus on the Bay Trail in this body of photography? My photographic process involves exploring a space on foot. By walking through the landscape I open myself up to discoveries and interactions that often don’t …

Wiao Wang

Artist Interview: Xiao Wang

What was your inspiration for depicting interior details in your paintings? It is intriguing how interior spaces can carry certain moods and emotions, and this kind of psychological quality has been a major inspiration for me. It can come from …

Felicita Norris

Artist Interview: Felicita Norris

Why did you choose painting over other artistic expressions? Even though I consider myself primarily a painter, my practice is multidisciplinary, including performance, installation, and photography as precursors to the final “edit.” As for why I chose to make painting …

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Artist Interview: Brian Pittman

What are the materials you use for the body of your work? Could you tell more about your work process from start to finish?   I paint with charcoal ash acquired from a Klansman’s charred cross, a linen flag from …

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X-Men, Feminism, Drag Queens, and Nerds!

Dean Disaster, a Work MORE! #6 exhibiting artist, collaborated with Diego Gomez on a performance and a series of paintings that bring together X-men and feminism. Below Michelle Lagasca interviews Dean about the definitions of “nerdy” and the future of …