THOUGHTS ON DRAWING: AN INTERVIEW WITH DULCE CHACÓN

Dulce Chacón is a visual artist and illustrator currently living and working in Mexico City. In 1998, she graduated with a B.A. in Visual Arts from the Faculty of Arts and Design (UNAM) in Mexico City. Upon graduation, she became a member of the artistic collective Atletico, active between 1998 and 2003 in Mexico City. As an independent artist, Chacón’s work has been exhibited in various national and international venues, most recently in the Bienal Tlatelolca in Mexico City; the Manila Biennale in Manila, Philippines and at the Wadsworth Atheneum…

Above and Under the Surface: An Interview with Conservator Rosina Herrera

“A picture is worth a thousand words” takes a special meaning when your work is identifying the secrets behind the images produced since the discovery of pre-photographic methods of capturing light on sensitive surfaces. To explain how a photo conservator approaches, determines and preserves the stories that a picture can hide above and under the surface we interviewed Rosina Herrera. She is a Spanish photo conservator with training from institutions that steward some of the world’s most important and oldest photo archives, including the George Eastman Museum (GEM) in Rochester,…

A Singular Woman: In Conversation with Sarah E. Webb

Only by writing in collaboration can the artist and the art historian right the woman artist so that her marks are not erased. Sarah E. Webb. Singular Women. Writing the Artist Sarah E. Webb’s practice is, as she says, “comprised of many stitches”, bringing together multiple narratives including her work as an artist, independent curator, writer, and educator. For many years Webb has been actively involved in the local art community in Rochester, New York. This is where we met and where she has dedicated her time to advocate for…