Sharing our stories. Each week, Pelican Bomb publishes exhibition reviews, features, interviews, and more, engaging with artists, ideas, and artworks in our city. And in conjunction with our own exhibitions and public projects, our in-depth thematic series explore different topics through a range of critical perspectives.
Benjamin Morris visits Jockum Nordström’s sprawling survey exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center.
Dillon Raborn examines how New Orleans-based artist Cristina Molina uses her family history to make sense of impending ecological crisis in southern Florida.
Nora Kovacs questions whether a gallery setting strips Lin Emery’s kinetic sculpture of its allure.
Marjorie Rawle contemplates how artist and architect Marianne Desmarais’ work, recently on view at the Contemporary Arts Center, explores space, form, and perception.
Nora Kovacs looks at Peter Hoffman’s new paintings, which use catalogues, record covers, and advertisements as source material.
As part of our “Queer Tropics” editorial series, Kayl Parker talks to artist Aimée Beaubien about her foliage-filled installations made from cut-and-collaged photographs.
Ann Hackett contemplates the relationship between humankind and nature in Maria Berrio’s collages, recently on view as part of “Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp.”
For our “Queer Tropics” editorial series, Ashley L. Voss looks back at last year’s exhibition at The Historic New Orleans Collection exploring New Orleans’ infamous red-light district.
Ann Hackett looks at two series of works by Pedro Lasch featured in Prospect.4 at the Contemporary Arts Center and at M.S. Rau antique shop.
Cameron Shaw speaks with Genevieve Gaignard about her recent Prospect.4 installation, which transformed two rooms at Ace Hotel New Orleans.