Issue

1.7 / History Lessons

January 28 2010

Introduction

January 28, 2010. In Issue 7, we debut our partnership with the national, weekly contemporary art podcast, Bad At Sports. Founded in 2005, the series focuses on presenting the practices of artists and other cultural producers through an online audio format. Collaborative episodes will appear monthly on both sites. For this issue, Scott Oliver sits down with J. Morgan Puett to discuss Mildred's Lane and the revolutionary politics of garments. An abridged version of their conversation appears here; the audio can be heard starting Sunday, January 31 at http://badatsports.com/. Enjoy! – PM  Next AP Issue: February 11, 2010

Features

Memory in Place, Part 1

Memory in Place, Part 1

By Adrienne Skye Roberts

What role does site play in the memorialization of a movement as historically important as the fight for racial justice? What transpires between the imagination and the actual site of history? If there was a psychic energy with which I was reckoning in Greensboro, it was agitated by my seemingly insoluble questions and yet, I returned to this site day after day as though this ritual would provide me with the answers.

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Hooshing and the Nexus of Clothing: A Conversation with J. Morgan Puett

Hooshing and the Nexus of Clothing: A Conversation with J. Morgan Puett

By Scott Oliver

Mildred’s Lane is a collaboration, between Mark Dion and myself, in which we’ve turned our 92-plus-acre property into a new contemporary art complexity, which is another way of saying, an interesting experiment as a museum. But it’s not really a museum, although it’s produced all of this history.

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