The figures populating the paintings of artist Amanda Joy Calobrisi confront their own bodies with a sense of wonder and self-admiration, immune to the social realities of the world beyond the frame.
Using breath, light, and movement as his primary media, artist David Knox creates installations and imagery about the ephemerality of experience and intersubjectivity.
In her kitschy sculptural installations, artist Carrie Fonder capitalizes upon the slippage between two and three-dimensional representation to parody our culture's infatuation with art and celebrity.
Ceramic artist Raven Halfmoon imagines a cast of fictional characters whose collective cultural identity hinges upon a multiplicity of visual signifiers of adornment and unseen desires.
Artist Kristina Davis creates immersive installations about sex, exposing the ruptures between our social mores and desires as seen through the lens of prostitution.
In her performances, sculptures, and installations, artist Molly Dierks re-presents fragments of industrial consumer society as signifiers of desire and identity formation.
The paintings of artist Nancy Wisti Grayson simulate archaeological artifacts, evoking a sense of mystery and nostalgia for a fictional past through the tropes of the fragment, ruin, and souvenir.
Artist Bang Beul Han creates technologically mediated environments where the deeply private, virtual voices of women gain material presence and agency.
The stylized urban landscapes of Los Angeles artist Hilary Baker monumentalize fauna inhabiting the city's iconic architectural landmarks.
Artist Tra Bouscaren's immersive sculptural environments, which incorporate industrial and architectural waste, neon, and surveillance projection, implicate the viewer in an economy of rampant production, consumption, and destruction.
Artist Cathy Hsiao communicates personal narratives of translocation through a visual poetry of rhythmic sculptural arrangements informed by traditional Asian textile arts and modernist minimalism.
Artist Pete Hoffecker Mejia revives histories of modernist geometric abstraction and indigenous Columbian art forms to create sculptural narratives of contemporary Latin American cultural hybridity.
Artist Christopher Lynn erects clownish, compulsively produced barriers in unlikely places lacking functionality and purpose, ironic gestures mimicking contemporary nationalist and xenophobic impulses.
Fiber artist Heather Beardsley responds to the European refugee crisis by embroidering migration routes and data onto historically inspired satirical maps, merging cartography with traditionally feminine craft practices.
Artist Svetlana Bailey inserts photographic prints into still life arrangements, producing illusory visual spaces that speak to broader themes of identity, migration, displacement, and memory.
Artist Tyler Bohm designs the relics of possible future technotopias in which humankind's place has been supplanted by artificial intelligences of our own creation.
Inspired by the history and cultural heterogeneity of the Iberian Peninsula, experimental photographer and filmmaker Coral Pereda Serras creates spectral, ephemeral imagery affirming identities in a state of perpetual flux.