Month: June 2016

Mid

I have reached a certain age and a certain status: mid-career, mid-life. No more hoops to jump through—but still quite some years before I can retire—I have some freedom to decide what to concentrate on in my research and what modes of outcome for that research are appealing (book? website? exhibition? regular writing in an online magazine?). But how to be deliberate and intentional about what next, when I am long past the point of having a mentor? Over the last few months I undertook a mentoring project, with friends and colleagues, asking for their help in determining next steps. Read more…

Missing

We were lucky enough to have Laura Sanchez as a student in the fall course that built the Rikers component of the States of Incarceration exhibition. She was also part of the team that conceived #SeeRikers (the guerilla campaign is still ongoing!). And, then, she continued the investigation of the consequences of life on the inside with her master’s thesis exhibition, “Missing.” Read more…