Bumblemoth: News from the Studio

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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NEW NOVEL / “A LONG CURVING SCAR WHERE THE HEART SHOULD BE”

August 22, 2017

Quintan Ana Wikswo’s A LONG CURVING SCAR WHERE THE HEART SHOULD BE / forthcoming October 2017 / Stalking Horse Press I’m delighted to announce the upcoming publication of my second book, a fabulist family history – a novel with photographs that surrounds sexuality, resistance, and the battle for independence in the mixed-race town of Lynchburg, […]

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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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FIRST PODCAST / Bumblemoth Episode One: Creating Discomfort

May 15, 2017

I’d like to go down as a patriot on the side of discomfort. It’s dedicated to everybody I made angry this week. So here’s my first low-tech, home-made podcast dedicated to all the friends, adversaries, colleagues, neighbors, and ancestors that I argued with this week, and tomorrow’s plan to privilege my village’s cacti by offering […]

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Publication / “Nonagon” in Numero Cinq

April 28, 2017

My suite of texts and images NONAGON FOR THE DEAD WHO ARE ABOUT TO RISE has been published by one of my favorite journals, Numero Cinq. You can read it here. You can learn more about the project on my website here.  I created this ritual in response to the invisibility of resistance workers from […]

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Publication / “Revolutionary Reading List” Tarpaulin Sky Magazine

April 27, 2017

The lovelies at Tarpaulin Sky Magazine asked me to send along what I’m reading for their ongoing series – here is WHAT I’M READING BY QUINTAN ANA WIKSWO.  These are the texts of revolution… These texts – not poems, not fictions, not prose, but rather, I think, expressions – dive into the world of flesh, pain, […]

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Publication / “CARCASS” published in EDNA

April 24, 2017

Thanks to the wonderful folks at EDNA, the magazine of The Millay Colony, for publishing photographs and hybrid text of CARCASS, alongside work by fellow artists Wo Chan and Edwin Torres, and many other lovelies. You can read the work here: CARCASS  And you can also explore the performance/reading video, some additional photographs, and other […]

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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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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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04/04: Intersectional Activist Book Collective / James Baldwin “The Fire Next Time”

March 28, 2017

Welcome to the third gathering of the James Baldwin 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 first Tuesday […]

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04/10 NYC: Curating / LaTasha Diggs at Comrade Truebridge

March 28, 2017

Please join me and the fellow comrades of Comrade Truebridge for LaTasha Diggs at Comrade Truebridge NYC coming up on April 10th. I’ll be facilitating our shenanigans, LaTasha will be sharing her sensational work, and multidisciplinary artists of Comrade Truebridge will be discussing projects and collaborations. We are co-hosted by Millay Colony and Caroline Crumpacker will […]

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04/09: Performing at Bowery Poetry in NYC

March 26, 2017

I’m delighted to be the featured performer on the evening of Sunday, April 9th at POET NYC and SLAMFIND at Bowery Poetry…led by Mason Granger at one of my favorite venues in the world. I’ll be reading about 20 minutes of all new work from my project on human rights and resistance in the US-Mexico Border region. […]

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