Degrees of Visibility

Degrees of Visibility is a nine-year survey of more than 260 carceral spaces throughout the United States, examining the landscapes in which prisons, jails, and detention centers sit within all 50 states and territories by Los Angeles-based artists Ashley Hunt. Each photograph is shot from a publicly available point of view. One may or may not be able to see …

What’s happening at Pop Start? II

Last fall, Tuscaloosa-based artist Jamey Grimes installed their work Strata VII & VIII, (2015) in our “Pop Start A,” storefront space. The objects and environments that Grimes creates are fueled by encounters with real and imagined natural forces. The artist generates unique forms through the manipulation of synthetic materials, in this case, common corrugated plastic. These forms create experiential environments …

a “Little Bird” flies over Fairfield

In early February 2020, artist Tia Simone Gardner made a quick trip to Alabama to continue work on her developing book project. Gardner is researching four homes and multiple communities that were inhabited by her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. The artist, mother-collaborator Jackie Gardener, and FAA-licensed drone pilot Jay Whitson walked boundaries and sites in Fairfield and Midfield including Jackie …