Bumblemoth: News from the Studio

Interview: Exhibition at University of Missouri

September 26, 2017

I’m interviewed here in Vox magazine by Caroline Watkins: “It Happened” art exhibit displays work created by survivors of sexual assault The exhibit confronts the harsh reality of sexual assault through a variety of mediums Quintan Ana Wikswo, a featured artist in the exhibition, describes why the discussion of sexual assault and gender violence on college […]

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GROUP EXHIBITION: University of Missouri “Fieldwork” and “A Man Walked Up And Wanted To Buy Us”

August 22, 2017

I have two bodies of work appearing in the IT HAPPENED exhibition at the George Caleb Bingham Gallery at the University of Missouri. Curators Katina Bitsicas and Lee Ann Woolery are including FIELDWORK in a new edition, as well as the premiere exhibition of my suite A MAN WALKED BY AND WANTED TO BUY US. Exhibition dates: Monday, […]

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ONGOING PRAISE & PRESS FOR “THE HOPE OF FLOATING HAS CARRIED US THIS FAR”

July 10, 2017

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY “In these stories, author and visual artist Wikswo’s juxtaposes dreamy, surreal prose with shadowed, ambiguous, occluded dreamscapes to haunting effect. Her stories defy narrative and instead read like a series of short poems or incantations—heady, euphoric, and full with loss.” Wikswo’s singular lines strike like the tone of a bell, resonating across pages, […]

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4/21: Museum Exhibition Opening for “Fieldwork” at the Center for Contemporary Art

April 18, 2017

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Opening Reception: Cryin’ Out Loud exhibition curated by Micol Hebron Center for Contemporary Art / Center for Contemporary Arts 1050 Old Pecos Trl, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505 Friday, April 21 // Muñoz Waxman Gallery // 6-8pm // Free Celebrate the opening of Cryin’ Out Loud (that includes six pieces of my text-and-photography project FIELDWORK from OUT […]

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04/21 – 07/09: “Fieldwork” Exhibited at Center for Contemporary Art

March 28, 2017

A selection from my expansive multidisciplinary project FIELDWORK will be exhibited in a four-month group exhibition at the Center for Contemporary Art, April 21 – July 9, 2017 // Muñoz Waxman Gallery. Cryin’ Out Loud is a group exhibition that examines the role of women’s and femmes’ voices as expressed in art about politics, activism, and emotion. Considering […]

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04/07: Co-Curating in NYC “Forget About That Sweet Fuck Baby: A Tribute to Arleen Schloss”

March 28, 2017

I’m co-curating “Arleen Schloss: FORGET ABOUT THAT SWEET FUCK BABY” In the Bowery at Howl Happening on Friday, April 7, 2017 – 7 PM / Free. Schloss is an iconic performance artist who is so dear to my heart she lives inside my ventricles and I am honored to be part of this special night.  […]

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9/30: Video of Artist Talk for “Fieldwork: Out Here Death is No Big Deal” at Santa Fe Art Institute / SFAI 140

September 28, 2016

I was invited to speak for 140 minutes on my project OUT HERE DEATH IS NO BIG DEAL and FIELDWORK as part of the prestigious Santa Fe Art Institute’s Immigration/Emigration Forum SFAI 140. I didn’t quite make the 140 minute cut-off, but it was good to share the work with an enthusiastic audience, and discuss my […]

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7/22: Lecture, Exhibit & Installation “Case Histories” and “Out Here Death Is No Big Deal” at Santa Fe Art Institute

July 22, 2016

  Tonight at the Santa Fe Art Institute 140  I will be presenting my project OUT HERE DEATH IS NO BIG DEAL with an artist talk about “Fieldwork,” and a collaborative exhibition/installation of work called CASE HISTORIES with artist Matthew Contos of Contos+Wikswo. To learn more about this project, read my essay in Guernica and […]

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REVIEW IN VERTIGO: murky, gooey, slippery, stormy, malign, and, above all else, erotic

July 13, 2015

“The stories and photographs in Quintan Ana Wikswo’s The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us this Far strike a balance of power that is exceedingly rare in books that combine fiction with photography…Wikswo is equally deft with words and photographs. “The densely-layered, impressionistic, and yet coherent images in her book seem to have been created […]

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LA Weekly Critic’s Pick 6/23: LA Book Launch / “an artist and writer who has never limited herself to only one medium and certainly not to two dimensions.”

June 19, 2015

“The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us This Far is the acclaimed new book of words and images by Quintan Ana Wikswo, an artist and writer who has never limited herself to only one medium and certainly not to two dimensions. “Although the foundation of the book is her sparkling prose, the accompanying visual art is […]

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BOOK TOUR: SAN FRANCISCO JUNE 25th / Green Apple Books in the Park “she exudes an uncanny power of magic and wizardry”

June 19, 2015

Green Apple Books invites you to join Quintan Ana Wikswo in conversation with Maxine Chernoff about her collection of stories, The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us This Far. Wikswo will perform selections with upright bassist Arthur Kell. Green Apple Books on the Park 1231 9th Ave, San Francisco, California 94122 Thursday, June 25 at 7:30pm VIEW […]

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BOOK TOUR: LOS ANGELES JUNE 23rd “radiant, sensual, endlessly layered”

June 19, 2015

Please join Coffee House Press, Tuesdays At Monk Space, Some Serious Business,Creative Capital, and Skylight Books invite you to celebrate the launch of Quintan Ana Wikswo‘s  THE HOPE OF FLOATING HAS CARRIED US THIS FAR – a book of short stories and photographs on Coffee House Press. Tuesdays at MONK SPACE Monk Space 4414 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, California 90004 Event […]

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BOOK TOUR: NYC LAUNCH JUNE 11th

June 6, 2015

Thursday, June 11 at 6:00pm Howl Happening 6 East 1st St, New York, New York 10003 Coffee House Press, Howl Happening, Some Serious Business, Creative Capital, and Bowery Poetry Club invite you to to celebrate the launch of Quintan Ana Wikswo‘s THE HOPE OF FLOATING HAS CARRIED US THIS FAR – a book of short stories and photographs on Coffee House […]

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SPRING 2015 STUDIO NEWS

June 5, 2015

This month’s studio news is available online here – news includes the launch and book tour of my collection of short stories and photographs The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us This Far on Coffee House Press – several exhibitions including Ronald Feldman Gallery(NYC), F.A.C.T. Museum (UK), a new Guernica essay, a Hyperallergic feature interview, the inclusion of my work in the archives at […]

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MEMOIR ESSAY & PHOTOGRAPHS IN GUERNICA / “FIELDWORK”

March 2, 2015

READ IT HERE. Out today on the phenomenal Guernica magazine- my autobiographical essay and photography series FIELDWORK about my years in the femicide regions of the Southwest and US-Mexico border and Tohono O’Odham Nation, and my time as a fieldworker setting up safe houses for sex trafficked women and children. All the photographs as well as selections from […]

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