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Artist Interview: Theresa Wong

We asked Theresa Wong, one of the many performers contributing to the over-the-top atmosphere of Glamorgeddon’s Opening Night Spectacle, for a biography. She submitted this:  Her Unholiness the Nth Incarnation of the Dolly-Lama, was born in the obscure state of …

Artist Interview: Karen Seneferu

The title, When There’s Blood In the Streets Buy Especially If It’s Your Own, is emotionally charged. What made you decide on this title? Well, one of the concerns I have about growing up in an urban community where there …

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Artist Interview: Keith KDub Williams

Can you tell us a little about your piece? Yeah, it’s about a connection that was made between a brother and myself in South Africa, a community of skateboarders in South Africa. I produce and build skate parks here in …

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Artist Interview: Ron Saunders

This interview was conducted as more of a casual conversation between CCA Connects Fellow Elena Gross and the artist Ron Saunders upon first seeing his work for Place/Displaced in situ. [EG] Can you talk a little about your technique with …

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Artist Interview: Malik Seneferu

How did you curate the pieces in your altar? How did you decide which to include and how to include them? There’s an ecliptic energy that I wanted to project. In this shrine I had the energetic force I wanted …

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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 …

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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 …