Sam Spillman Reconstructs Memory while Renovating Ulterior’s New Space –

The renovation underway at Ulterior’s new, roomier gallery—on Broadway, half a block north of Canal—is also an artwork. In the middle of the space, artist Sam Spillman has built additional walls to create a freestanding 7-by-12-by-7½-foot room whose two interior chambers are identically sized. In addition to fabricating this structure, Spillman has been refurbishing the … Read more

Cindy Ji Hye Kim Mines the Dark Recesses of Memory

For Cindy Ji Hye Kim, image-making is a means of reckoning and rebirth, of surrendering to the buried parts of her own psyche to re-examine her past. Through both medium and content, her latest body of work at Casey Kaplan gallery conjures her personal history and mines tensions between the visible and invisible. The engrossing … Read more

Artist Dineo Seshee Bopape’s Latest Work Focuses on Water and Memory –

Artist Dineo Seshee Bopape’s latest work started with what on the surface seems like a straightforward invitation from curator Chus Martínez: come swim with me. The location was a world away for an artist from South Africa: off the Solomon Islands in Oceania. But the invitation hit close to home. “I’m not a good swimmer,” … Read more

In Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Centering Memory, Dignity, and Justice in Art Therapy

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn January 27, 2022 | By Zachary D. Van Den Berg, MA, ATR-P, LPC-Associate & Pat B. Allen, PhD, ATR On January 27, 1945, Soviet troops liberated Auschwitz, the largest of the Nazi concentration camps and killing centers. While Auschwitz was the largest concentration camp, it was only one of many liberated by … Read more