Artists

"How Do We Find Freedom?" The BLACKMAU Interview, Part 2

June 15, 2022

BLACKMAU is an artistic collaboration with deep ties to Buffalo. In Part 1 of this interview we spoke to Kamau Grantham and Stacey Robinson about the goals of their collaboration; in Part II, we ask them about art and Black mental health and the role that institutions like the Albright-Knox can play in promoting a future in which Black art and Black people live and thrive.

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Welcome Here in All Tongues

May 16, 2022

Since 2019, anti-Asian hate crimes in the United States have risen to an unprecedented level. In 2021, Mizin Shin, an artist, educator, and cofounder of Buffalo’s fine art print studio Mirabo Press, began Use Your Voice #StopAsianHate, a campaign to encourage everyone to speak out against racially motivated prejudice and violence. We spoke to Shin about the campaign.

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Marisol: Collected Ghost Stories

October 6, 2021

Since I began working on the Albright-Knox’s Marisol Bequest, I seem to hear many more ghost stories than I used to. In interviews, Marisol's contemporaries recall instances when her works seemed to come alive in the studio, falling over in the middle of the night and making noise out of nowhere.

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