The filmmaker and visual artist tells stories that speak directly to Native audiences while not over-explaining meaning for non-Native viewers.
Erin Joyce is a writer and curator of contemporary art, and has organized over 30 exhibitions across the US. She was a 2019 Rabkin Prize nominee, and has received attention for her work in Vogue Magazine, the New York Times, the Art Newspaper, Forbes Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, Hyperallergic, and Widewalls.
Phillip K. Smith III Shows His True Colors
The artist’s site-specific museum exhibition Three Parallels glows with choreographed colored light.
Nazafarin Lotfi Dreams Up a Borderless Future
The artist wedges a sharp critique, and in many ways, erodes the foundations on which borders are built.
Architected Futures and Reimagined Pasts
Merryn Omotayo Alaka and Sam Frésquez’s artistic collaborations center experiences of gender, queerness, and race.
Cara Romero Stands Defiant Against Institutional Categorization
The artist’s photographs shine a light on the unseen, resisting colonial categorization and institutional biases around art made by Native artists.
Tyrrell Tapaha’s Fresh Approach to Pictorial Navajo Textiles
Diné fiber artist and sixth-generation weaver Tyrrell Tapaha expands lived experience and ideas about the future.
One City Is Making Its Waterfront Interactive
Canal Convergence, 10 years strong, brings large-scale interactive artworks to Scottsdale, Arizona’s waterfront.
Why Meow Wolf Coming to Phoenix Is Worrisome
While it is admirable that a group of artists has been able to be so monetarily successful, we have to ask: What is Meow Wolf doing for culture as a whole?
Why Mark di Suvero Chose Public Art
The artist shares why he would rather place his art outdoors than in an institution.
The Hits and Misses of Santa Fe’s Much-Anticipated SITE Biennial
Despite curatorial missteps, 2018’s SITE Santa Fe contributes to an ongoing and timely conversation in the Americas about identity, displacement, and colonialism.
Artists Explore Indigenity Through Printmaking
Map(ing) is part art show, part residency: indigenous North American artists collaborate with Arizona State University graduate students to make prints
Artists Join the Fight to Protect Standing Rock
In North Dakota and beyond, Native American artists and their allies are creating work in support of the water protectors fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline.