Archive for September, 2011

Thursday 29 September, 2011

Mind Travels: The Eclectic Art of Corinne Stevie

Mixing musical and visual influences, Corinne Stevie’s eclectic, feminine and whimsical art is sure to capture your attention. If you’re adventurous, you’ll let her pieces take you on a mental journey of what she calls her “ideas about dreams, spirituality, beauty, identity, fashion, cartoons  and random things in the real world.” Here Corinne discusses her […]

Friday 23 September, 2011

The Vibrant Art of Joyce Owens

When I first saw Joyce Owens‘ work, I was impressed by the vibrant color and beauty of her paintings and sculptures. Her pieces are exhibited across the United States and internationally. Here Joyce shares her creative method and inspirations. How did you come to the place you are now as an artist? I see things […]

Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Daisy Giles’ 6 Tips on Artistic Growth

The past few nights I have been reflecting on my 23 years (few to some, but wow they feel like a lot to me!) I think about where I am now as an artist, and where I want to be around this time next year. As I strive to excel, in my work and my […]

Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Waking Ghosts: Sam Vernon on Memory, Race and Creative Process

What does déjà vu mean to you? Is it all in your head, or have you actually felt that, been there or knew him before? Sam Vernon‘s work gives voice to those mystical experiences that are so difficult to put in words that the only language to express them is visual. Using various artistic mediums […]

Thursday 08 September, 2011


Afua Richardson for Live Unchained.

Wednesday 07 September, 2011

Black Feminism, International and Unchained: A Talk with Ms. Afropolitan Part II

It was about this time last year that Beyoncé publicly considered herself a feminist, as a woman who respected her femininity and the power of female communities. Recognizing feminism as a lifestyle and larger commitment to ourselves and each other, Minna Salami adds to Beyoncé’s take: “Feminism is not simply about being an independent or […]

Friday 02 September, 2011

We need your voice.

We’re ready for the South X Southwest conference. All we need is your vote and your voice behind us. Please click this link to learn about and vote for our panel. South X Southwest takes not only votes, but comments into account when deciding which panels will be selected–so please make yourself heard! Our proposal […]