Sharing our stories. Each week, Pelican Bomb brings you exhibition reviews, great features, intelligent interviews, and more.
Denise Frazier looks at two attempts to use art to capture the experiences of veterans who have returned from service—including a recent project by Goat in the Road Productions in which she performed.
Taylor Murrow visits a psychic in New Orleans and reflects on different ways to understand grief and loss.
Brooke Schueller heads to the zoo to visit artist Esther Solondz’s new sculpture, which gives bees a place to rest and reproduce.
Ashley L. Voss looks at Corinne May Botz’s exploration of the strange world of standardized patient interactions.
Matt Morris visits Rhonda Wheatley’s recent exhibition at Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago, which includes objects created to promote healing, transcendence, and time-space travel.
Adrian Anagnost looks at Brazilian artist Lygia Clark’s turn away from art-making toward the creation of therapeutic objects and experiences.
Charlie Tatum visits Manon Bellet’s recent exhibition at Good Children Gallery, which takes inspiration from Gustav Metzger’s experiments in “auto-destructive” and “auto-creative” art.
As part of our ongoing series exploring wellness, healing, and care, Jessica Morey-Collins reflects on a traumatic plane ride from London to Accra and questions how distress and memory remain in the body.
Emily Wilkerson sits down with artist Martin Benson to discuss painting, meditation, and finding the core of one’s artistic practice.