Core Desires, Counter Prospects

Quinn Latimer (Faculty Berlin '18) interviews New Mineral Collective's (NMC) for Canadian Art. 'Core Desires, Counter Prospects' digs into their wide-ranging practice which explores landscapes of extraction – looking for a different set of values in the earth’s mineral core. New Mineral Collective, Your Body Is A Mine (still), 2019. Ultra HD video, 6 minutes, 30 seconds. 'We ride cloud cover, and then the ground. Snowfields, airfields, some fluorescent imaging of the interior, some dark…

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Confluence Ecologies

Last fall, Kayla Anderson (alum Berlin '19) collaborated on the project Inheritance, as part of HKW's Anthropocene Curriculum Confluence Ecologies show at Southern Illinois University's Museum. Inheritance was part of Field Station 4 in “confluence territory” where the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers meet (in Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky). A multimedia artwork to uncover the sublime beauty of fossilised forests. Inheritance by Kayla Anderson The field of geology has long been intertwined…

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First We Feast

Last summer, "First We Feast", a documentary essay by Alice Sarmiento (Alum NYC '19) was published in Schloss-Post. »Kain!« »Kain ka muna!« or »Kain tayo!« are common ways to demonstrate Philippine hospitality. They all roughly translate to the same thing: »Let’s eat.« In her documentary essay, Alice Sarmiento reports on the life, and motivations, and cultural backgrounds of German-Filipino women. Sarmiento traces down that many of these women are part of a larger community, in which…

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