Bumblemoth: News from the Studio

GUARDIAN CRITIC’S PICK / “CARRIE BURIED BENEATH CATALPA BEANS”

March 1, 2015

A nice special mention of my work in art and design section of the THE GUARDIAN today: read it here! CARRIE BURIED BENEATH CATALPA BEANS/MOUNTAIN SWEEP is a commission of sixteen photographs and texts I created at the segregated psychiatric- and epilepsy asylums in rural Virginia (where my ancestors were institutionalized), where anti-miscegenation eugenics crimes against […]

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2/14/15 to 3/25/15: EXHIBITION AT ROBERT FELDMAN GALLERY / “FIELDWORK”

February 14, 2015

My ten-piece suite FIELDWORK from my body of work OUT HERE DEATH IS NO BIG DEAL is currently on exhibit at the Ronald Feldman Gallery in Soho, February 14-March 25, 2015. Part of the Wave and Particle exhibition. A suite of photographs, essays, poems, texts, solo performance works, artifacts, video installations, and site-specific gestures, FIELDWORK is based in autobiography and […]

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1/30/14: Geffen Museum of Contemporary Art / Los Angeles Art Book Fair

January 7, 2015

If you are in Los Angeles, please join us for Ugly Duckling Presse‘s Emergency Index Vol. 3 launch party at Printed Matter‘s Los Angeles Art Book Fair, at the Geffen Museum of Contemporary Art, January 30th at 6pm! My literature-video-and-performance work SIX NIGHTS IN IGNAZ GUNTHER HAUS (with choreographer Alexx Shilling and composer Arthur Kell) surrounding sexual fetish […]

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MAGAZINE FEATURE: Sonderbauten at Berlin Jewish Museum

December 12, 2014

In this month’s issue of the Jewish Museum Berlin Journal, photographs from the series SONDERBAUTEN: THE SPECIAL BLOCK (exhibited at the Berlin Jewish Museum in 2013-14) are featured in a responsive essay by Verena Schneider on the role of rape as a war crime and weapon of war, the m, and the sanitization of women’s- and […]

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2015 EXHIBITION: Carrie Buried Beneath Catalpa Beans // Mountain Sweep

December 12, 2014

5 March 2015 – 17 May 2015 Group Therapy: Mental Distress in a Digital Age at FACT / Foundation for Art and Creative Technology Liverpool, UK /// a commissioned series of sixteen photographs and text panels, CARRIED BURIED BENEATH CATALPA BEANS / MOUNTAIN SWEEP is a photographic series of American asylum buildings by artist Quintan Ana Wikswo, […]

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2/2014: The Gay Rub exhibition at ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives

December 19, 2013

I contributed a rubbing of Parisian poet, playwright, novelist, and American expatriate Natalie Clifford Barney to poet and activist Steven Reigns’ project THE GAY RUB. This rubbing will be on display with many others in February 2014 at the University of Southern California’s ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives gallery space in West Hollywood. The opening Reception […]

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12/1/13: Out Here Death Is No Big Deal / Femicide Sites in Occupied Territories

December 17, 2013

After several years of intensive incubation, my new longterm body of work called OUT HERE DEATH IS NO BIG DEAL launches on December 1st, when my team and I begin our fieldwork along the US-Mexico border. There is a lot more detail about the project on the website: www.OutHereDeathIsNoBigDeal.com including the expanding team of artists and advisors that […]

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2013-2014: Exhibition Documentation at Jewish Museum Berlin

November 29, 2013

A gathering of various snapshots of the exhibition of SONDERBAUTEN at the Jewish Museum Berlin, which will be  on view from 11 October 2013 – 9 February 2014. Please click on the thumbnails to enlarge!  With info in English here and in German here…including video excerpts from the artist talk.  

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8/10/13: Solo Exhibition Opens at Berlin Jewish Museum

October 23, 2013

The opening of the “Alles hat seine Ziet: Rituale Gegen Das Vergessen” exhibition at the Jewish Museum Berlin has been a whirlwind of tremendously compelling conversations and many opportunities to share the work in various artist talks, lectures, receptions, and press events. The generosity and intimacy of intellectual, artistic, and emotional connections were incalculable. I […]

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Moon Over Berlin Exhibition

October 16, 2013

Nearly-full moon over the museum, with my exhibition banners. A dream come true! So delighted with the exhibition installation, and excited about Thursday night’s opening at the Jüdisches Museum Berlin | Jewish Museum Berlin.  

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Exhibition Catalogue: Kehrer Verlag Catalog + Essay

October 14, 2013

A note to let folks know that the exhibition catalogue for SONDERBAUTEN, “Alles hat seine Zeit. Rituale gegen das Vergessen/Rituals Against Forgetting” is available on Kehrer Verlag, featuring an essay by me, as well as the complete poems and photographs for SONDERBAUTEN. The Jewish Museum has also posted my catalogue essay online here, in English and […]

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7-minute Presentation at Creative Capital

October 10, 2013

Here’s the video of my project presentation at Creative Capital – a seven-minute exploration of my artistic practice, fieldwork process, clandestine state-orchestrated policing of the human body, mind and psyche…as well as working with slave-labor cameras and typewriters at sites of crimes against humanity.

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10/17/13: Wikswo Solo Museum Exhibition Opens in Berlin

August 23, 2013

I am pleased to announce that my solo exhibition will continue onwards to the Jewish Museum Berlin. It will expand to include the complete works from SONDERBAUTEN: twenty large photographs, six new text installations, and a new site-responsive film projection. The exhibition opens on October 17th and runs through February 2014. More details soon! To see original photographs from the […]

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NEWS: Major Museum Acquisition / Sonderbauten

August 20, 2013

I’m pleased to announce that fourteen photographs and texts from the SONDERBAUTEN project have been acquired for the permanent collection of the Jewish Museum Munich. SONDERBAUTEN is part of my body of work “Mercy Killing Aktion,” supported by Creative Capital. The works are currently on exhibition (February 26 – September 1, 2013). The exhibition will […]

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6/20: Guided Tour of Exhibition at Jewish Museum Munich

May 28, 2013

On Sunday, June 16 at 11am there will be a guided tour of the exhibition at the Jewish Museum Munich by museum curator Piritta Kleiner.  Kuratorenführung durch Curator’s Guided Tour: “Alles hat seine Zeit. Rituale gegen das Vergessen” mit den Fotografien von Quintan Ana Wikswo (Sonderbauten) with photographs of Quintan Ana Wikswo (Sonderbauten) 16. Juni […]

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