Antwaun Sargent’s Vision for the Sleek Skill Enviornment
In a brand new video interview about the Sleek Skill enviornment, Antwaun Sargent reflects that even “as things have grown more various, as our belief of the artist has expanded, our notions of who gets to jot down about art have now now not.” Sargent took the factitious as visitor editor to domesticate rigorous but accessible writing about art. As he particulars in his editor’s letter, many kinds of art criticism exist already “in feedback sections of social media posts, DMs, group chats”—now now not fully amongst established white critics.
A.i.A.’s Sleek Skill enviornment offers projects by artists, essays by a world group of Gloomy writers and critics—amongst them, Jasmine Sanders, Nkgopoleng Moloi, Alexandra Bell, Jessica Lynne, Jordan Carter, Emmanuel Iduma, and Connor Garel—and letters from 5 young curators who remember the vogue forward for the museum. Sargent notes that curators’ voices are frequently “now now not exhibiting up in this very public debate” about who defines art and culture in predominant institutions. Also commissioned have been conversations between pairs of artists: painter Amy Sherald and photographer Tyler Mitchell focus on new American imagery, while playwright Jeremy O. Harris and painter Jonathan Lyndon Move focus on strange Gloomy art and their shared admire of anime.
As Sargent writes in his letter, “the sturdy and various vary of approaches in this enviornment” is a severe share of the vogue forward for art that we have to birth brooding about and cultivating now. He also spoke about the world on our ongoing podcast series Artelligence. Sooner or later of the months of Would possibly and June, A.i.A. will feature scream from the Sleek Skill enviornment on-line.