Posts tagged profiles & interviews
interview: Andrew Ordonez

Andrew Ordonez is an artist living and working in Kansas City, Missouri. He is a current resident of The Drugstore, a communal and collaborative studio space for artists located in Kansas City’s historic Katz Drugstore. Among many themes, his work explores geographical time capsules, artifacts, and urban debris within the context of history, heritage, and queer culture. He primarily works in photo media, painting, sculpture and décollage. We caught up with Ordonez after the Young Latinx Artists 23 exhibition at Austin’s Mexic-Arte Museum, where his work was on display, to talk about migration, fragility, and symbolism in his recent work.

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interview: Taji Senior

Taji Senior is a journalist, writer and performer. She has produced two solo works, AMENDMENT and ‘A’ (What the Black Girl Found While Searching for God). Her credits include TWENTYEIGHTDoper than DopeComedy of Errors and the We Are film series (B.B. Araya), which is currently streaming on the Issa Rae Productions digital content site. Senior is currently earning an MFA in acting from UCLA.

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interview: Laura van den Berg

Laura van den Berg is the author of two collections of short stories, What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us (Dzanc Books, 2009) and The Isle of Youth (FSG, 2013), as well as two novels, Find Me (FSG, 2015) and The Third Hotel (FSG, 2018). We spoke to van den Berg about her process of writing The Third Hotel, the unique lens that horror offers as a genre, and the way fiction allows access to hidden layers of the self.

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Art in Conversation: Myra Lara (ep. 2)

With Seattle’s annual Short Run convention just around the corner — an underground comics and art festival — it seems fitting to chat with an illustrator who’ll be boothing at the event this year: Myra Lara. While she’s long been interested in comics, she’s especially focused her energy on it in recent years, getting published in various comics publications in the city (like Thick as Thieves) and an Ignatz-nominated anthology, La Raza Anthology: Unidos y Fuertes.

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