Yes I Will Witness This: my Interview with Ran Ortner in The Sun

Last night I attended the welcome for the Spring 2018 Fellows at the American Academy in Berlin. One of the Fellows was my dear friend, painter Ran Ortner. Six years ago this marvelous interview– a conversation between myself and Ran–appeared on the pages of the venerable magazine out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The Sun.… Read More Yes I Will Witness This: my Interview with Ran Ortner in The Sun

Birds of Paradise: my encounter with Artist Winston Chmielinski

Winston Chmielinski is a Berlin-based artist of Chinese-Polish parentage. Best known for his paintings, Winston also works across performance and new media, and has exhibited extensively in North America and Europe. Canvases like wallflowers lean against the studio’s edges in cobalt and purple, jungle greens, and lots of the peachy-pink Crayola once called “flesh.” We’re… Read More Birds of Paradise: my encounter with Artist Winston Chmielinski