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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 …

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Interview with exhibiting artist Flo Oy Wong

SOMArts graphic design intern Corinna Karg caught up with exhibiting artist Flo Oy Wong to talk about family history, creative expression and achieving artistic success later in life.  See more of Wong’s work online at www.flo-oy-wongartist.com and in The Future Is …

Interview with exhibiting artist Binh Danh

 SOMArts graphic design intern Corinna Karg caught up with exhibiting artist Binh Danh to talk about materials, techniques, and transmigration. See more of Danh’s work online at  www.binhdanh.com and in The Future Is NOW: Asian America on its Own Terms, now …

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Occupy and its Representations: An Interview With Filmmaker Eric Stewart

Film & video curator Kelly Pendergrast spoke with I Am Crime: Art on the Edge of Law exhibiting artist Eric Stewart. A portion of their conversation is recorded below. Above is a still from Stewart’s 16mm film “Work Prints Journal” …