Eyal Weizman: Institutions and Initiative
It goes without saying that an art center such as the Walker is the sum of many parts: from the physical structure that holds a variety of discipline-specific content and acts as a beacon for publics from the Twin Cities and further afield; to its programming team and support staff who ride the hamster-wheel of […] It goes without saying that an art center such as the Walker is the sum of many parts…
Open Call: The Exception and the Rule
Are you an artist with a foot in activism, a community organizer, or a small business owner? Are you someone who questions the status quo? Are you interested in uncovering structures of power and exclusion? Are you the exception and the rule? This spring, London-based artists Karen Mirza and Brad Butler present a collection of […] Are you an artist with a foot in activism, a community organizer, or a small…
Olga Viso’s 2012 Highlights in Twin Cities Culture and Beyond
In 2012, Walker executive director Olga Viso traveled across the state and around the world, from Minneapolis, New York, and Kassel to Gwangju and Beijing. Reflecting here, she shares her highlights from the year that was. The Merce Cunningham Dance Company’s final performance at the New York Armory, with set designs by Daniel Arsham, launched my […] In 2012, Walker executive director Olga Viso traveled…
Ten Minnesota Artists to Watch in 2013
As project coordinator for mnartists.org—the Walker/McKnight Foundation online arts hub—Jehra Patrick has a unique view of the local art scene. Hailing in the new year, she presents her list of “emerging talents who show promise, authenticity, and sophistication,” including Eric Rieger (HOTTEA), creator of temporary rogue graffiti, mixed-media sculptor Katelyn Farstad, and video artist Katy Vonk.