Aug24

Winners, Losers & Televangelists: Q&A with fibers artist Kim Pterodactyl

SAI: There’s an interesting story behind the pseudonym Pterodactyl. Can you explain?  Kim Pterodactyl: An ex-boyfriend and I thought of it as a memorable surname for the art installations we were creating in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. We were drawn to the combination “PT” in the spelling.   SAI: Can you tell us a bit about your artistic process?  Pterodactyl: I’m drawn to absurdities in American culture...

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May15

Cross-processed colors: Q&A with Martin Bell AKA Postcrunk

Martin Bell, better known as @Postcrunk, has been featured on Zen College Life, htmlgiant, and was selected to be part of NewHive’s 11:11 Summer Poetry Series in 2015. He recently had a reading at Couchella Music & Arts Festival at Emory University and less recently released a spoken word album, Her Wikipedia Tears are Blood Diamonds (2013). Last week, SAI’s Logann Fincher chatted with him about his exhibition, C41, on...

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Feb24

Digital Beaches / Discarded Aesthetics: Q&A with Jon Springs

Today we’re featuring the work of Jon Springs, specifically his installation titled “Smooth Lagoon”. Springs is originally from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma but currently lives in Savannah, where he’s earning a BFA in Film & Television from SCAD. You can see more of his work at http://videotreasures.online/. On his website, Springs describes “Smooth Lagoon”: “Smooth Lagoon is a soothing, guided tour of a virtual...

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Jan13

Photographing the Isle of Hope: Q&A with Alicia Blanchard

Today we’re featuring the work of Alicia Blanchard. Blanchard specializes in architectural photography, but her pet projects are consistently explorations of low country landscapes. To see more of her work (including her beautiful 78 Hours in Saigon series) visit her website, http://www.aliciablanchard.com/.   SAI: What drew you to the Isle of Hope as a subject? Alicia Blanchard: I was reading about historic architecture and...

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Dec02

“Personal Reliquary”: Q&A with Ryland Quillen

Today we’re excited to feature the work of Ryland Quillen. Quillen is now based in Charleston, SC but previously attended SCAD where he received a degree in furniture design. The following artworks are part of Quillen’s series “Personal Reliquary”. More of his work can be found at http://personalreliquary.tumblr.com/. This interview was originally shared on our Instagram page, @savartinfo. Follow us for more artist...

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