By Raphael Rubinstein
JUNE 2021 | The Miraculous
Deserted by his parents at a young age, subjected to abuse by his supposed caregivers, a New Jersey teenager finally has no option but to drop out of school and run away to New York City where he survives, barely and dangerously, as a street hustler. Now in his mid-20s and trying to make his way as an artist he embarks on a project that takes him back to many of the locations where he used to sell his body for sex: the places I had hung out in as a kid, he later explains, the places I starved in or haunted.
JUNE 2021 | Critics Page
Michael Menchaca is a de-indigenous Mexican American artist based in San Antonio, TX. He works in print media and new media formats to generate anti-colonial, anti-racist, and anti-capitalist visions of the world.