Artist Series E03: Wilfred Ukpong Social Sculpture & the Third World

Oxford-based Nigerian artist and academic Wilfred Ukpong discusses the conceptual framework which underpins his multidisciplinary oeuvre of sculpture, films, performances and artworks. Working on a dystopian Afro-futurist film set along the Niger Delta for seven years, Ukpong, trains and funds people from the rural community to work on his film and become artists in their […]

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Gary Schneider – Full Exposure

Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe Gary Schneider’s life-size photographs of nudes at Howard Yezerski Gallery are more portraits than they are nudes.  That is to say, Schneider does not focus on formal beauty, but on psychological vulnerability, and the results are exquisitely moving.  He has his subjects lie on black velvet, hands on their thighs, and […]

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