Category Archives: PROJECTS

LOUISE

LOUISE is part of a collaborative project with Thea Yabut that was sparked by an image of Louise Bourgeois in her studio. Who are we (with) in the studio? Who is Bourgeois looking at as she turns from her drawing?  Our

LOUISE

LOUISE is part of a collaborative project with Thea Yabut that was sparked by an image of Louise Bourgeois in her studio. Who are we (with) in the studio? Who is Bourgeois looking at as she turns from her drawing?  Our

Mirror Drawing

Singularity is always already plural; individuals are at once unique in their differences and relational to others. Anthea Black and Thea Yabut create drawings, book works, prints, photographs, and composite films simultaneously together and individually, each mimicking the other’s movements

Mirror Drawing

Singularity is always already plural; individuals are at once unique in their differences and relational to others. Anthea Black and Thea Yabut create drawings, book works, prints, photographs, and composite films simultaneously together and individually, each mimicking the other’s movements

Coupé à la mains

Coupé à la mains Blindfold a poet. Put her poems and a pair of scissors in her hands. Destroy, she said. Coupé à la mains uses a surrealist process of chance,”blind cutting,” to cut and reconfigure imagery and fragments of poems by Virginia Konchan: The Hand

Coupé à la mains

Coupé à la mains Blindfold a poet. Put her poems and a pair of scissors in her hands. Destroy, she said. Coupé à la mains uses a surrealist process of chance,”blind cutting,” to cut and reconfigure imagery and fragments of poems by Virginia Konchan: The Hand

Two Fold: twice as great or as numerous

Two fold is a wall-mounted accordion book that consists of 80 cut-paper panels. A collaboration between Black and Thea Yabut, Two fold begins with their ongoing “mirror drawing” studio game, and their practice of using scissors and knives as a drawing tool. Working

Two Fold: twice as great or as numerous

Two fold is a wall-mounted accordion book that consists of 80 cut-paper panels. A collaboration between Black and Thea Yabut, Two fold begins with their ongoing “mirror drawing” studio game, and their practice of using scissors and knives as a drawing tool. Working

LIVE FROM PATTERN HUT

LIVE FROM PATTERN HUT An accordion bookwork that contains reproductions of six film stills from Black and Yabut’s work Maman and Me. On the reverse, a critical text by Jen Kennedy entitled “Fugitive Patterns,” is paired with images from the performative

LIVE FROM PATTERN HUT

LIVE FROM PATTERN HUT An accordion bookwork that contains reproductions of six film stills from Black and Yabut’s work Maman and Me. On the reverse, a critical text by Jen Kennedy entitled “Fugitive Patterns,” is paired with images from the performative

Maman and me

Maman and me combines imagery of hair, brushing, braiding, spiders, knives, scissors, and cut paper derived from my interest in the work of Louise Bourgeois and my collaboration with Thea Yabut. The work utilizes both “blind cutting” and cameraless animation:

Maman and me

Maman and me combines imagery of hair, brushing, braiding, spiders, knives, scissors, and cut paper derived from my interest in the work of Louise Bourgeois and my collaboration with Thea Yabut. The work utilizes both “blind cutting” and cameraless animation:

PASS

Many kinds of queer and material knowledge are constructed around the notion of passing, including elaborate forms of hair, self-presentation, drag, and costume. Queer bodies know and hold more than can be told, or spoken; for one night only we

PASS

Many kinds of queer and material knowledge are constructed around the notion of passing, including elaborate forms of hair, self-presentation, drag, and costume. Queer bodies know and hold more than can be told, or spoken; for one night only we