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Interviewed by: Suzan Sherman and Daniel Wentworth Shot and edited by: Melissa Friedling/Slouch Productions The Artist’s Life: Kalup Linzy Born in 1977 in Stuckey, Florida, multimedia artist Kalup Linzy first became known for his serialized soap operas, particularly All My Churen, in which he played many of the characters, often in drag, while exploring issues…

Interviewed by: Suzan Sherman and Daniel Wentworth Shot and edited by: Melissa Friedling/Slouch Productions The Artist’s Life: Sigrid Nunez In 1976 Sigrid Nunez moved in with her boyfriend David Rieff—and his famous mother, Susan Sontag—at 340 Riverside Drive. Nunez was in her 20s at the time and just beginning to make her own fledgling marks…

Interviewed by: Suzan Sherman and Daniel Wentworth Shot and edited by: Melissa Friedling/Slouch Productions The Artist’s Life: Vito Acconci A majority of artists spend their lives attempting to master a particular medium—be it painting, sculpture, film, et. al.—but Vito Acconci, who turned 71 this year, initially began his creative life as a poet in the…

Interviewed by: Suzan Sherman and Daniel Wentworth Shot and edited by: Slouch Productions/Melissa Friedling The Artist’s Life: Kate Gilmore Before pressing record and shooting herself in close-up, video artist Kate Gilmore sets up a particular challenge for herself—be it busting out of sheetrock enclosures, climbing out of pits of dirt, or balancing herself on a…

This was the second installment in NYFA’s Artist Salon Series — which provided exclusive conversations with and performances by NYFA-affiliated artists — and featured Anita Glesta (NYFA Fellowship, Architecture/Environmental Structures, 2002; Fiscally Sponsored Project, Sculpture, 2003) at Murphy and Dine Gallery in Chelsea. Anita’s video art was projected on the walls of the gallery; she also…