Interviews

BETWEEN MEMORIES: AN INTERVIEW WITH MURIEL HASBUN

Born in El Salvador to a Salvadoran-Palestinian-Christian father and a French-Polish-Jewish mother, Muriel Hasbun moved to the United States in the 1980s at the height of the civil war in El Salvador. In Washington D.C. she established her practice not only as photographer but as an educator and an active promoter of Salvadorian art. She has explored the complexities of identity and the legacy of her family history in an extraordinary body of work that sees through the lens of photography with an intergenerational, transnational, and transcultural perspective. She has…

ON MEMORIES, LOSS, TRANSFORMATION AND WHAT COMES NEXT: AN INTERVIEW WITH DANA FUNARO

Dana Funaro in her Los Angeles studio, 2021. Portrait by Gina Clyne. All photos courtesy of the artist unless otherwise noted. Dana Funaro is an artist living and working in Los Angeles, California. She has established her practice as an artist along with a career in art management and administration. Born in the Bronx and raised in South Florida, Funaro moved to California in 2012 where she has worked for a variety of art museums and organizations. For six years she was the managing director of the studio of artist…

A CONTINUOUS LINE: AN INTERVIEW WITH KRISTIINA LAHDE

In 2019 during a trip to Western New York I had the opportunity to visit PLAY/GROUND, a platform for site-specific installations by contemporary artists, at a former high school in the village of Medina, NY. For its second edition, the organizers invited artists both from and outside the region to create immersive art projects and installations transforming the rooms and hallways into a multi-sensory experience for visitors. This is where I encountered the work of Kristiina Lahde, In the Fold and From a Straight Line to a Curve (12″ rulers).…