Wearing Words: An Essay by Nishat Hossain on the work of Brendan Fernandes, Adrienne Gaither and Liss LaFleur at Grizzly Grizzly

Wearing Words was written by Nishat Hossain in response to a recent three person exhibit at Grizzly Grizzly, Tongues, Ties, in which Hossain teases out and explores the relational underpinnings of the exhibit. The opening shot of Brendan Fernandes’ Foe (2016) confronts us with a mouth straining to produce bizarre phonemes, then cuts to an […]

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As We Learn to Speak As Prophets: An Essay by Tyler Kline on “Tunapu”, An Exhibit by Terra Fuller and Reuben Lorch-Miller at Grizzly Grizzly

This short essay was written by Tyler Kline in response to Terra Fuller and Reuben Lorch-Miller’s Grizzly Grizzly exhibition, Tunapu. Using Tunapu as a thematic map, Kline links concurrent exhibits at Automat, The Great Far Beyond, Hamilton Hall Public Art Initiative and Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery. The title, Tunapu, refers to a term in Rukwangali culture describing the path […]

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Wax and Wane: Scott Hewicker and Clint Takeda in Conversation with Roberta Fallon

Listen in to Roberta Fallon’s Artblog podcast interview with Scott Hewicker and Clint Takeda musing about psychedelia, music, art and their current 2-person show, Wax and Wane, at Grizzly Grizzly running from Sept 2 through Oct 2, 2016.   Listen Here:  Artblog Listen Here : The Galleries at Moore TGMR radio project The impetus for […]

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Raw Material: A Conversation Led by Curator Angela McQuillan with Artists Laura Splan and Gail Wight

This conversation took place via email and was led by Philadelphia curator Angela McQuillan with New York based artist Laura Splan and San Francisco based artist Gail Wight at the time of their Exhibition, Raw Material, at Grizzly Grizzly, May 2016.     Angela: In the exhibition description the two of you are introduced as long-time […]

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University City Station: Glassboro, Audio Essay by Anne Cross on Recent Work by Phillip Scarpone

This audio essay by Anne Cross was recorded on July 19 2016, at Grizzly Grizzly Gallery, inside of Phillip Scarpone’s installation, University City Station: Glassboro, at the time of his exhibition. Cross’s essay draws from both discussions between the artist and the writer, and the artist’s own statements about his work, and thus the essay should […]

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Derelict: A Conversation Between Marie Lorenz and Sean FitzGerald

This conversation was recorded, and subsequently transcribed,  at Grizzly Grizzly gallery, taking place between Philadelphia based artist Sean FitzGerald, Johanna Povirk-Znoy, and Brooklyn based artist Marie Lorenz at the time of her exhibition, Derelict, in March, 2016. Derelict Conversation – Transcript – 4/5/16 Sean FitzGerald: So while I was researching to prepare for the interview I […]

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In Front of Your Eyes: A Conversation Led by John Muse with Artists Jacob Lunderby and Martha MacLeish

In early April, Jacob Lunderby, Ephraim Russell, Josh Weiss, and I met to discuss In Front of Your Eyes, the exhibition by Jacob Lunderby and Martha MacLeish at Grizzly Grizzly. They asked me to facilitate the creation of a text that engages with the exhibition.  Based on our conversation and my own responses and passions, I proposed a few topics […]

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