The current issue of Border Crossings features an extensive interview with internationally renowned Iranian-born filmmaker Shirin Neshat. Neshat reveals that her films and photographs are influenced by "a particular intersection between sexuality, politics and violence", which creates work that is at the same time threatening and beautiful.
Articles appearing in this issue include three takes on contemporary Brazilian art. Border Crossings looks at the Bienal de São Paulo and artists Carla Zaccagnini and Ricardo Basbaum.
Robin Lawrence has written an article on Inuit sculptor Oviloo Tunnillie in which she writes of Tunnillie's ability to create work that elicits "warmth and emotion from cold, hard stone."
Our Borderviews section introduces new work by painter Sky Glabush, remarkable draftsman Galen Johnson and filmmaker Matthew Rankin.
Art Pages feature the work of Christine Redfern and Caro Caron, who adopt the format of the graphic novel to give a new perspective on the life and death of Cuban-American artist, Ana Mendieta.
In addition, our Crossovers section is broad and far-ranging and includes reviews of: Mark Rothko, Elizabeth Peyton, Bob Boyer, Lynne Marsh, Leopold Plotek, Elizabeth Neel, Ben Reeves and more ...
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