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Game Recognize Game Artist Interview: Yvan Iturriaga

Game Recognize Game Artist Interview: Yvan Iturriaga (Snippet) Yvan Iturriaga is a director and producer. His work is on view as a part of Game Recognize Game, a deep inquiry into the power and potential of sports as a culture-building …

"WOMEN WHO MOVED THE MOVEMENT," 2017. Elizabeth Benson & Brandy McDaniel.

Día de los Muertos Artist Interview: Elizabeth Benson & Brandy McDaniel

  How have these women inspired you? Did any of these women inspire you creatively in your earlier works? The only woman I knew when I started this piece with Brandy was Mother Jones. I knew something of the triangle …

"America Built by Immigrants," 2017. "Sanctuary," 2017. "American Hero," 2016.
Xavier Viramontes.

Día de los Muertos Artist Interview: Xavier Viramontes

Why did you choose these three types of heroes? To me, there are a lot of heroes in life, many of them unappreciated and never really acknowledged.  I wanted to bring recognition to those everyday heroes who do so much …

Reclaim, Laura Ming Wong, Digital Photograph, 2015.

Artist Interview: Laura Ming Wong

Your photography depicts the comfort of a bed surrounded by the outdoors. What does the contrast of furniture and the outdoors symbolize to you? People I’ve interacted with professionally and personally have told me that I’m guarded to the point …

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Artist Interview: Natalie Sacramento

What was your process like in selecting the found objects that make up your work? As a “non-artist” entering the A Place of Her Own Residency in the Fall of 2014, the thought of making art was a daunting one. …

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Dia de los Muertos: Interview Roundup

Here you can find the interview roundup for this year’s Dia de los Muertos Exhibition. Now in its 16th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de …

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Artist Interview: Denise Benavides

  Your work often deals with the themes of institutional racism and violence that are being featured in this year’s Day of the Dead exhibition. Why do you feel it’s important for artists to address these issues? I think that …

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Making a Scene: Interview Roundup

The legacy of Bay Area alternative spaces is huge. Because our gallery only has so many square feet, here is a roundup of the interviews we’ve been conducting as part of Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area …