May 10, 2023

‘Queer Threads’ Weaves Together Strands of LGBTQ+ Life

It was 1996 when John Chaich first saw the AIDS Memorial Quilt laid out at D.C.’s National Mall—the last time the quilt was able to be displayed in its entirety due to growing size. As a then newly out young gay man, he recalls the experience as “incredibly formative in...
Stephanie Syjuco
Jan 4, 2023

Stephanie Syjuco Goes Full Color

There’s a colorchecker at the center of Stephanie Syjuco’s collage Pileup (Brass Bells). It’s 24 squares of color contained...
Dec 14, 2022

1Culture Holds Bay Area Gems Exhibit

Andrew Espino was playing D1 football on a full ride scholarship at Saint Mary’s College of California when an...
Pertenecer: To Belong
Dec 7, 2022

Pertenecer: To Belong Held at San Jose MACLA

Alyssarhaye Graciano had many expectations for her first curated exhibit at MACLA, but the preview walkthrough still managed to...
Sunflower Siege Engine
Nov 30, 2022

Sky Hopinka’s New Film at San Jose Museum of Art

Pacific redwoods stretch through a dense gray fog seemingly without end. Seascapes form from waves of gray. Mournful tones...
Masako Miki
Nov 16, 2022

Masako Miki’s Shapeshifting New Facade at ICA San Jose

Like the mythological beings she depicts, Bay Area artist Masako Miki is always changing form. A painter and sculptor who’s...
Nov 9, 2022

Deconstructing to Rebuild Closes at MACLA

This Sunday, MACLA’s recent exhibition highlighting the work of queer Latinx artists, Deconstructing to Rebuild, is set to close. Alex...

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