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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…

Natural Forms: Drawing from Direct Observation

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Mixed-media artist Wennie Huang, a frequent teacher at Wave Hill art workshops, produces works that range from small drawings and limited-edition books and projects, to site-specific installations, including a permanent mural installation inspired by a tree in Inwood in upper…

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…

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…

Scanning the Garden: An Interview with Gwen Fabricant

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. Gwen Fabricant’s practice encompasses painting,…

Arpilleras & Sculptural Weaving: An Interview with Sarah Zapata

Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. In her practice, Winter Workspace 2016 artist Sarah Zapata investigates her position in society as a Peruvian American woman, highlighting the dynamism of women in indigenous Peruvian…

Re-wilding: An Interview with Artist Zachari Logan

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Each winter, Wave Hill uses Glyndor Gallery as studio space for artists in its Winter Workspace Program, now in its seventh year. Twelve artists representing a…

floating oases: An interview with Amy Lincoln

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Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. On view in the Tea Room in Wave Hill House December 8, 2015–March 27, 2016 is a selection of Amy Lincoln’s paintings—floating oases. The show includes several…

Documenting Some of the City’s Longest Living Residents: An Interview with Benjamin Swett

Danni Shen, Curatorial Fellow in Visual Arts, organizes and interprets exhibitions at Wave Hill. Writer and photographer Benjamin Swett joined Wave Hill Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day to lead a packed “Berries, Bark and Trees Walk” this past Saturday, followed by…