Beijing-based Robin Peckham discusses his Maine roots, his journey to Beijing’s 798 arts district as a student, and his reflections on Chinese art now. by Clare Tyrrell-Morin
Julie Poitras Santos on a “multi-faceted, interdisciplinary, many-years-in-the-making, pedagogical exhibition about a radical pedagogical endeavor” — the legendary and massively influential Black Mountain College at the ICA/Boston.
Emily Jane Young discusses discomfort, feminism, and masculinity at Douglas W. Milliken’s multi-disciplinary launch event of Cream River, a book of short stories, and its musical twin, the record Whiskey Dick, by Blind Pelican.
Kathy Weinberg navigates Veronica Cross’ exploration of the female figure in the complex contexts of punk aesthetics, pop culture, and the baggage of hijacking the vintage.
The philosophical movement that has garnered the greatest attention and engaged most thoroughly with the present culture is speculative realism. Skye Priestley explores the components of speculative realist thought and ties them to the logos of current cultural production in Maine.
Jacob Fall questions how and why the term “Maine artist” is applied — and what that means for an artist’s identity and career.
Mark Jamra’s Phoreus Cherokee — used throughout The Chart — updates and modernizes the Cherokee language in an effort to preserve it in the digital age.