Stone Mountain is now home to one of the spookiest addresses in Georgia. This frightfully fun destination marks one of the nation’s top-rated haunted houses, known to many longtime fans simply as “The Juggernaut” at 1313 Netherworld Way. Ben Armstrong and his Netherworld co-founder, Billy Messina, always talked about the possibility of a namesake street … Continue reading Netherworld – 24 years of fear and fun
The Drive Thru ATL, an all out-door free experimental art showcase designed by members of the nonprofit The Creatives Project (TCP), was by most accounts a smashing success. More than 2,400 showed up from 2-7 p.m. on Jun. 13th for the one-of-a-kind art pop up that brought some Atlanta’s most talented and daring creatives together … Continue reading The Drive Thru ATL, A Criticism
Her style is characterized by a collage of photography, graphic design, and typography. It strikes me as iconic, like I’ve seen it before, but I’m not quite sure where. The first time I physically saw Samiyah’s work was in the Atlanta Photography Group’s white-walled studio space located in the Tula mocaga Business Center. One of … Continue reading “Glow in the Dark,” mixed media collages by Samiyah Malik
I think we’re going to see a lot of cool art come out of this. . . I feel like people who don’t even make art are learning that it’s a fun way to pass the time no matter what.” — Peter Ferrari It was the second week of quarantine when I reached out to … Continue reading Despite Financial Woes, Creativity Blossoms under COVID-19 Lockdown
“Repetition is the essential aspect of life and the natural world . . . In my work, repetition leads to contemplation. The repeated gesture, reflected and embodied in the carefully worked and re-worked lines in my art, gives us access to the meaning of our existence. This body of work combines simplicity and discipline while … Continue reading Put in the Effort, Forget about the Result: A Mark-maker’s Legacy
What comes to mind when you think of the phrase “Sacred Spaces”? This was the premise of Pabst Blue Ribbon’s exhibit showcased at the MINT Gallery last Saturday evening on December 14, 2019. The artists, all of whom were curated by Chris Richards of Pabst Blue Ribbon, were commissioned to create works that depict their … Continue reading Pabst Blue Ribbon’s “Sacred Spaces” at the MINT Gallery
Artist Claudia Restrepo shares her experiences about growing up in Columbia during the time of Pablo Escobar, loss and exploring the jungles of Brazil and Columbia. Read on to hear about love, loss and the healing qualities of plants and nature.