Bumblemoth: News from the Studio

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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04/21: Facilitating Micol Hebron’s “Gallery Tally” Workshop

March 28, 2017

Thrilled to the point of going vibrational – I’m facilitating a special workshop-lecture-presentation by my idol Micol Hebron on April 15th – she’ll be sharing strategies and tactics from her project Gallery Tally: calling for gender equity in the Art World with intersectional artists, activists, curators, and institutions in Santa Fe who are passionate about […]

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05/02: i-ABC Intersectional Activist Book Collective / Eduardo Galeano’s “Genesis”

March 28, 2017

Please join us at the fifth gathering of the Eduardo Galeano edition of  i-ABC: INTERSECTIONAL ACTIVISM BOOK COLLECTIVE – a monthly gathering of folx – facilitated by Quintan Ana Wikswo, Alicia Marie Rencountre-Da Silva, and Bineh Ndefru -who come together through books to explore the kinetic intersectionality of today’s social justice activism. Curiosity, cooperation, and humility are our cornerstones. Held the […]

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Sign Up for Tiny Letter: The Adventures and Misadventures of La Bruja Viksva

March 8, 2017

In the coming era, I’ll have some artwork, fieldwork and activist adventures to share, some of which don’t need to go out over the public transom! Please consider signing up for my wee transmissions to your inbox via TinyLetter! Many of you know my daily presence of harangues, work updates, and whatnot generally appear on Facebook…some eventually […]

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New Mexico Intersectional Activism Alerts

March 1, 2017

Activist Moriah Williams and I have started a webhub for New Mexico intersectional activism – New Mexico Intersectional Activism Alerts. Anyone can post events or calls for action, and share needs and ideas with the community. It’s a strategy that’s easily replicable in any community – and we’d be happy to answer questions if you […]

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11/25 on SOUNDCLOUD: “NONAGON FOR THE DEAD WHO ARE RISING”

November 28, 2016

Quintan Ana Wikswo’s performance script for NONAGON FOR THE DEAD WHO ARE RISING (from OUT HERE DEATH IS NO BIG DEAL) is an improvised hybrid text accompanied by nine performance rituals – with music by Arthur Kell. A spiral of abstract conceptual compositions surrounding colonialism, genocide, and resistance, the Black Panthers, the Black Snake Dakota Access Pipeline, Nazi […]

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An Open Letter About Orlando

June 14, 2016

I remember when I was 19, a Desert Storm combat vet taught me how to shoot an AR-15 at a Texas gun range – he was upset after my girlfriend and I almost got killed by white bigots for making out in a Taco Bell parking lot, and all I had was a knife to […]

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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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An Insurrectionist Interview on Pixilated / 0s & 1s

June 3, 2015

Two insurrectionists, Robert Repino & Quintan Ana Wikswo, embark in conversation on their new books in Os and 1s episode XI.   In this installment, Andrew Lipstein set up Robert Repino (above) with Quintan Ana Wikswo (below). They discuss the subway’s magnetic field, metamorphosis and transmogrification, the editing process, letting go of stories, tedious turf conversations & more. CLICK HERE to read the […]

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THE BOOKS HAVE ARRIVED!

May 27, 2015

Lookie! Lookie! My author copies have arrived! OKAY THE FIVE YEAR OLD INSIDE ME IS DOING CARTWHEELS AND ONLY BROKE ABOUT FIVE THINGS IN THE APARTMENT. now to keep the so-called “dog” from eating them… …and find some superglue… …maybe jumping jacks are more prudent? ..naaaaah, more cartwheels.

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INTERVIEW in HYPERALLERGIC / “Fieldwork”

April 2, 2015

I talked at length for an interview with Hyperallergic‘s Ashley P. Taylot. Hyperallergic has been quite supportive of my work over the past two years, and it was a powerful experience to walk with them through the FIELDWORK and OUT HERE DEATH IS NO BIG DEAL project. She talks a bit about seeing the work installed in […]

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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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FIELD REPORT: Out Here Death Is No Big Deal

December 12, 2014

I’m back in the deep desert, down in the arroyos, up in the constellations of December. A wood fire warming the adobe on icy mornings. Coyotes at night. Working on my current project, OUT HERE DEATH IS NO BIG DEAL, which means with my typewriter, my cameras, and my feet I am tracing and retracing […]

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11/2014: FINISHING THE BOOK!

December 4, 2014

Friends, lunatics, bibliophiles – this is apparently what’s necessary to get my 304 page book of ten stories and two hundred photographs out of my brain and into the nooks and crannies of our cosmos. A LOT of artist tape (sort of like wardrobe tape, only with a book, one ends up more visible at […]

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11/2014: Yaddo Adventures

November 4, 2014

I’ve been ensconced in the sublime winter wonderlands of Yaddo, finishing my upcoming book with Coffee House Press – The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us This Far, due out in May 2015. All this a gift indeed by both Yaddo and Coffee House to make something beyond my wildest dreams. Thirty days of wandering the […]

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