3 Search Results for “briggs”

  • Interview with artist Alice Leora Briggs

    A lone middle-aged woman crosses the bridge to Ciudad Juárez. The short distance from El Paso, Texas to Juárez is a walk into hell. A zone of torture, execution and mutilation, where people move in a state of fear and silence. Between 2007-2009, Alice Leora Briggs ventured this walk alone to document the horrors, morgues, asylums, and death houses only steps from our border. The results are sgrafitto drawings that More …

  • Rape Culture, Rolling Stone, and the Homesman

    There is nothing new about rape culture although some of its purveyors are indeed new. Britons’ radicalizing extends to British women acting as wardens over imprisoned sex slaves in ISIS prisons in Iraq and Syria. ISIS in September 2014 had forced 3000 Yazidi women into sex slavery and continues to sell them as jihadi brides for $25. These radicalized British women are now actively recruiting their sistren on social media to More …

  • BOX Gallery in Santa Fe To Close

    Wow. More serious news from the gallery closing world. BOX Gallery, at 1611 Paseo de Peralta, owned by Michelle Ouellette since 2000, and home to an emerging/contemporary program as well as hosting shows by some of New Mexico’s established contemporary artist-leaders, will close at the end of February, AdobeAirstream has learned. This follows news that Dwight Hackett Projects will cease holding exhibitions, and last year’s contemporary gallery closings by Linda More …