Late August, following her impressive #NoHonorKilling performance during Art 511’s flash feminist art exhibition EMINENT DOMAIN, I visited multidisciplinary Pakistani artist Qinza Najm at her studio in Hell’s Kitchen to explore some of the deeper messages in her work. Gender, sexuality and (em)powerment orient her practice, which these days takes […]
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Pablo Melchor and “Fuzzy Puzzle”: A Profile
Paris born, Manchester bred artist Pablo Melchor’s projection piece, “Fuzzy Puzzle”, marks the NYC closing ceremony of Manchester-based collective Alexandra Art’s third year of the Pankhurst in the Park Festival. It illuminated the walls of the Mothership in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint on September 21st. Melchor describes “Fuzzy Puzzle” as “a prism […]
In Conversation With Helen Wewiora
IN DEFENSE OF THE LINGA
From Manchester to NYC: Pankhurst in the Park Salon
The final installment of Alexandra Arts Pankhurst in the Park was a salon-style gathering for artists and art appreciators held at the Last Frontier in Greenpoint. A space stewarded by the Norwegian artist Sol Kjok, Last Frontier is a rustic open space with high ceilings, fixtures for hanging massive works […]Alexandra Arts
We Carry Our Mother’s Pain
EMINENT DOMAIN Opens Thursday
ART511MAG PRESENTS: EMINENT DOMAIN EXHIBITION – A DYNAMIC, INTERSECTIONAL FEMINIST ART EXHIBITION IN THE HEART OF THE WEST CHELSEA GALLERY DISTRICT curated by Katie Cercone. In response to the International Women’s Movement that has captivated the Worldwide Collective Conscious and Unconsciousness of so many people, ART511 Magazine has acted and […]
OPEN CALL FOR INTERSECTIONAL FEMINIST ART EXHIBITION- July 12-14, 2018 in West Chelsea Gallery Distract
EMINENT DOMAIN: A Flash Art Exhibition in the former Robert Miller space in West Chelsea is a curated selection of radical feminist art by female artists, eco-femmes, ghetto brujas, elders, queer/trans artists and other magical gender nomads reclaiming their rightful space in the Art World. We can unpack Feminism here […]
Sacred Sadism, Gaia’s Cord & The New Matriarchy
by KATIE CERCONE Recently hailed with her partner Themba Alleyne “the first eco-fetishists” by i-d Magazine with the release of their new sex-toy line Sacred Sadism, Genevieve Belleveau is an artist you should know. Her recent body of work traverses the territory of eco-sexuality, bridging new age/ecofeminist discourse and sensibilities with […]
WHERE THA EARTH DAWG$ AT?
Art 511 is pleased to host the exclusive premier of Where Tha Earth Dawgs At? by ULTRACULTURAL OTHERS, a new Urban Mystery Skool on Manhattan’s lower east side creative-directed by UNDAKOVA & High Prieztezz Or Nah. The video is a collaboration with Kelly Shaw Willman, a performance artist, priestess and […]
ART511 Magazine Launched With A Party New York City Won’t Easily Forget
ART511 Magazine debuted with a massive, multi-faceted launch party in the former Robert Miller Gallery September 19th in the West Chelsea Arts District. The blank-walled, high-ceilinged space – which once handled the estate of artist Lee Krasner – was brought to life with a visually stunning, aurally pleasing, enlightening array […]
TRUE NATURE, OR NAH?
True Nature Experience was a sacred arts festival on Why Nam Beach, Koh Phangan October 8-11th bringing together a milieu of globally renowned healers, artists, musicians, shamans and activists from Bali, Phangan’s Tri Bay Area and beyond. Produced by Dragana Nozica and Francie Fishman, two of the area’s beloved leaders, […]
Sotheby’s Rocks Monday!
The Upper East Side’s premiere auction house put on quite an opening night extravaganza on September 25th… including performances! The evening’s focused highlight was an exhibition of the works of California Sculptor Robert Graham, new to me and totally intriguing. Then to the collection of iconic American playwright Edward Albee, […]
10 Organizations Helping Artists Build Community
BEAT Global www.beatglobal.org BEAT Global bridges the gap between arts and education by engaging and inspiring youth to create a culture of respect, collaboration, and freedom of expression. BEAT Global offers young people a platform to discover and express themselves without fear of judgment. Through a “cypher” based pedagogy, […]
A PUBLIC CERVIX ANNOUNCEMENT TO YUNG QUEERS:
We hereby apologize, on behalf of the collective formerly known as Go! Push Pops, for what we now recognize as an utter failure to live up to our own intersectional politics (as a queer, radical, transnational feminist collective) amounting to what could hardly be described as a “career.” At best […]
Simone Leigh’s Waiting Room
In a gallery-cum-movement studio on the Fifth Floor of the New Museum, I sat amongst a circle of men and women gathered for a Thursday evening Afrocentering class. The session, led by dancer Aimee Meredith Cox, was part of Care Sessions—a three-month program led by holistic health practitioners as part […]
WHY I HAD TO TAKE A SHIT ON PIPILOTTI RIST’S PIXEL FORREST
A Celebration of the Music of Jimmy Webb: The Cake and the Rain at Carnegie Hall
Fracking Meet Whitney
Given that the Whitney now sits on fossil fuel infrastructure, is the art museum committed to exhibit art that explores themes such as the environment, energy, and how corporations operate in society? How will people and artworks be kept safe and protected if the pipeline explodes, and as the Whitney […]
Picture a four-burner stove. Each of the four spots represent a different aspect of your life: work, relationships, health and family. It’s said that in order to achieve success, one burner needs to be switched off. In order to be really successful, you need to turn off two. So does that mean that […]
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