Essays

Studio updates.

Between Precarity and Possibility

For the conclusion of their project, the artists invoke healing, which implies that there has been some sort of trauma or, at the very least, an event that requires care. This healing extends to both land and community, with the demolition of 3721 Washington as an emblem of the collective loss of many buildings in the City of St. Louis.

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Whose violence?

The landscape is so shockingly different that I gasped when at the difference when we crossed from the black neighborhood into the white neighborhood.  One of the activists I met was new to the city.  She shared that when she first started to travel around the northside, she would weep at the catastrophe. 

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