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Fruit and Foliage: An Interview with Caroline Larsen

Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Caroline Larsen’s Fruit in Foliage series in Wave Hill House’s Tea Room at Wave Hill House, concurrent with the exhibition (Not So) Still Life on view…

Saint Hildegard von Bingen and the Palisades: An Interview with Sindy Butz

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Sindy Butz‘s artistic practice spans the disciplines of performance art, photography, video and sculptural installation through time-based projects and historical narrative. In her performances, she pushes…

From the Shop―Jenah’s Notes: Bulbs and Baskets

Jenah Barry, Retail Manager of The Shop at Wave Hill, brings to the position the sensibilities of artist and floral designer.  As an artist and florist, I love nature’s cycles and the pleasures of every season…but spring is my favorite…

Filmic Explorations of Magical Realism: An Interview with Chad Stayrook

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Chad Stayrook often combines video, installation and performance to play the role of an artist/research scientist/adventurer documenting the process of discovery. Stayrook resuscitates the methods of…

Permeable Narratives and Landscapes of Home: An Interview with Maia Cruz Palileo

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Maia Cruz Palileo is a multi-disciplinary artist investigating themes of migration and the permeable concept of home. Influenced by the oral history of her family’s arrival…

Visualizing Poetics and the Poetics of Visualization: An Interview with Seldon Yuan

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Focusing on personal poetics from multiple perspectives and through various mediums, Winter Workspace 2016 artist Seldon Yuan’s work extends across a spectrum that plays on optical…

Cooking with an Orchid!

Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Horticultural Interpreter. Prized by the Totonacs and Aztecs of ancient Mexico and craved by their Spanish conquerors, Vanilla planifolia, the star of this weekend’s cooking demonstration, is a unique flavoring. It is…

Constructing Filmic Narratives: An Interview with Ira Eduardovna

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Ira Eduardovna reconstructs narratives related to her personal history, examining issues of migration and identity in flux through non-linear story telling. Her works examine the intersections…

Paintings in Motion: An Interview with Ezra Wube

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Trevor Harrington is a Visual Arts Curatorial Intern from Bennington College, who is at Wave Hill for the college’s seven-week winter semester, helping the Visual Arts staff with the Winter Workspace program and other projects. Ezra Wube’s video works reference…

eBirding!

One of Gabriel Willow's winter Birding sessions, captured by photographer Joshua Bright

An expert birder and naturalist, Gabriel Willow leads walks and excursions all over the world, yet he has an easygoing and accessible way of encouraging new birders without overwhelming them with information. His walks are a regular feature of each…