Written By: Fatimah Ibidunni
Written by Andrew Duran,
This past Thursday I had the opportunity to enter the mind of Kenneth Browne and the world he left behind. Continue reading
Written by Kamani Harris
Limbs carry large meaning within your life, as a piece of you that makes life easier, connects you to the earth, and connects you with other beings. But they can also represent deeper meanings such as negative and positive attachments, parts of who you are, and ones emotional stability. Continue reading
Limbs, an intriguing and eerie performance by Erica Gressman at the Krannert Art Museum
Written by: Bill Xun
When I first arrived at the Krannert Art Museum, I had no idea what to expect. The gallery was packed, with people and lights surrounding a strange metal tripod with some sort of sculpture of a figure hanging underneath. The figure was an unmoving combination of limbs in white. What could it mean?
Trapped in a “weird and even monster-liked” body, she was struggling, seeking, and finally, accepting.
Written by Zhenbang Wu.
Debuting at KAM, Limbs combined struggling movements and removal of limbs with violin-like electronic sound and lights, given by Chicago-based Latinx queer artist Erica Gressman. “There are a thousand Hamlets in a thousand people’s eyes.” As for me, it is all about self-struggling, self-seeking and self-accepting.
Have you ever truly lived in the moment… Free of thought or even more important free of judgement?
By: Deja Cook- Reynolds
The performance by Erica Gressman: Limbs was, as I interpreted it, a performance about one living in the moment of their own skin. The shocking truth about how one is just ” in it”, skin, and how everyone else around them is observing, looking, and critiquing it, skin, Continue reading