CAR Artist Story: Kate Hampel / Chicago Artists’ Resource

On Balancing Studio Time and Part-Time Teaching Chicago-based, Virginia-located artist Kate Hampel uses sculptural objects to investigate unvoiced traumas implicit in our social constructs. Through her material-based practice, she seeks to unravel the underlying narratives that enthrall the public through the 24/7 media sensationalism cycle, but ultimately vanish from deeper collective thought, swept under the […]

Exhibition Essay for “The Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics”

Interpreting Progressive Rituals of a New Queer Aesthetics Queer time follows its own rules, building around location, movement and identification. Adulthood, responsibility and other aspects of the “mature” self as defined by a normative time do not exist as such in queer time. Adolescence may be revisited, re-experienced and revised. Family is a combination of […]