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Laure Prouvost is waiting for you at the Walker

In her new exhibit at the Walker, They Are Waiting For You, Laure Prouvost raises the question: Do we really need language? Sure, language is helpful, convenient. We use language to communicate, to be understood and to understand others. It’s a tool we employ every day, without thinking about it; it’s a habit, a routine….

Innerbloom: Exploring Silence
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Innerbloom: Exploring Silence

Innerbloom is a weekly series dedicated to creating an artistic dialogue around our mutual connections with nature. The series is submission-based, and seeks to bring a diversity of artistic voices to reflect on the ways we shape nature and nature shapes us. Each week, I introduce a theme that pertains to the overarching concepts of…

Museum Monthly: Anne Collier at the Minneapolis Institute of Art
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Museum Monthly: Anne Collier at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

This month The Mac Weekly ventured to the Minneapolis Institute of Art to see Anne Collier’s latest exhibition, Women with Cameras (Self Portrait). Located in the photography section of the museum, the exhibition features 80 35mm slides of found photographs depicting self portraits of young women. Together the photographs depict a sense of self identity…

Hannah Gray: the RA with four years in Dupre
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Hannah Gray: the RA with four years in Dupre

Hannah Gray is a senior from Pasadena, California, a city “right across the bridge from LA” She’s a linguistics major with minors in German, computer science and art. For our interview, we met on Sunday afternoon for tea at Sencha on Grand Avenue. Over the next half hour, Gray’s royal tea latte with pearls cooled…

Redefining Futures with the Iyapo Repository
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Redefining Futures with the Iyapo Repository

Created by artists Salome Asega and Ayodamola Okunseinde, the Iyapo Repository is a collection of art pieces meant to affirm and explore the experiences of people of African descent. The repository imagines a future in which representation is forward-thinking, innovative and inclusive. That future is collaborative by nature. Thus, the gallery itself is collaborative, drawing…

Art and activism that heals: A talk with Ricardo Levine Morales
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Art and activism that heals: A talk with Ricardo Levine Morales

Wearing a soft green shirt and amused expression, Ricardo Levine Morales greeted Macalester students for “Art as Activism and Medicine,” an event organized by Adelante!, the Art and Art History departments, the Department of Multicultural Life and the Sustainability Office on Monday. The students sat facing a ring of posters that were the bullseye of…

“Latino, Art Migration” opening weaves the personal and political
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“Latino, Art Migration” opening weaves the personal and political

A visa is required to enter, the curator informed visitors to the opening reception of the Latino, Art Migration exhibition at Concordia University’s gallery on February 2. A “COP” (or so states the badge sewn to her uniform) examined paper “visas” passed out to visitors. She rubberstamped them “ENTRADA” and then pushed a button so…

Violinist Tim Fain explores technology through art
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Violinist Tim Fain explores technology through art

Tim Fain, the internationally renowned violinist featured in 12 Years a Slave and Black Swan, has used the intersection of music and film to investigate how music can help us navigate human connections in an increasingly technological world. Through the collaborative performance piece Portals, Fain conveys the “connections that we form and endure” despite “the…

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