TT the Artist: Diversity Matters

You’ve probably heard that not a single person of color was nominated for an Academy Award this year. TT the Artist talks about her difficulty connecting with the film industry and how a lack of diversity hurts us all.

Talulah Derailed

It seems to me that would be pretty unusual to judge yourself as the one in 1,000 artists who will be able to live on your work. What kind of person would believe that they could do that? (Incidentally, I don’t necessarily associate making a living off your art with being an artist.)

It reminds me of what we expect a lot of people to do. We look at people who come from tough circumstances—people who might be one in 100 or even 1000 if they embraced their education in the way we might like them to. But who would be that person? And that person who judges others who can’t find that kind of strength, you just want to ask them, “are you that person. Are you that exceptional? Where would you be by now if you were?”

ScapeScape

Recently the first ever Scapescape Festival was held at the GSpot and Ruintown in Hampden. The lineup featured an impressive collection of some of Baltimore’s most notable independent acts including Dan Deacon, Arboretum, Celebration…

Axis Alley Project

The Axis Ally project is an ambitious undertaking by MICA sculpture professor Sarah Doherty to transform an alley behind a…

What To Delete: Pt. 2

In the digital world, space is pretty cheap these days. I can backup my laptop for 6 months for what it costs to spend an evening out. I don’t care about Google’s storage issues so I don’t even bother to delete emails I’m not interested in; I just ignore them. But I do notice that when I take the time to actually select a file and trash it, it feels good. In fact, it feels increasingly good…