Some weeks ago, I was afforded the opportunity to take in a talk by one of my newer hero’s, Theaster Gates. He was speaking at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. addressing his upcoming show “The Minor Arts.” The first forty or so minutes held a discussion between Theaster and the moderator followed by twenty minutes of question and answer.

“I’m interested in, the conversation of things, the dialectic between things in how- in one context this material has this purpose and this form, and when you take it out of that context you maintain its inert characteristics…

Alanzo Robles-Gordon

Visual Artist learning to write again.

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