The Passenger: An Interview with Ana Benaroya

“Get into the car / We’ll be the passenger / We’ll ride through the city tonight / We’ll see the city’s ripped backsides…”, one of the best lyrics in “The Passenger,” Iggy Pop’s brilliant song, and yet perfectly in this context, we are listening to the Siouxsie and The Banshees version. It’s the context by which Ana Benaroya sets the stage for her new solo show of the same name, The Passenger, on view now through May 10th at Carl Kostyál in London. We feel like we have been on a ride with Benaroya over the past year, as she was our cover story in Spring 2020 when the world shut down and now have returned to focus on her newest works…

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En Iwamura: Encounters in Space

Eager to expand viewers’ appreciation for spatial experience, En Iwamura experiments with scale in his ceramic pieces. In describing his approach, the Japanese artist speaks of the fluidity of space—of distance, movement, and other vital elements that bring his stoneware clay pieces to life. 

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Adrienne Raquel Photographs Houston’s Famed ONYX Strip Club

Adrienne Raquel’s ONYX ventures beyond the societal stigma often associated with exotic dancing and depicts a captivating narrative of femininity, sisterhood, self-transformation, and strength among the performers. Through portraiture and environmental vignettes, the dancers are photographed in their most vulnerable yet powerful moments — both on and beyond the performance stage.

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