August 25, 2016 / Art
The Other Journal features art from the Latino artist Gerald Lopez, who creates images based on the Mexican sport of professional wrestling known as Lucha libre.
The Art section houses a broad range of works in the visual arts, from emerging to late-career contemporary artists. It also features interviews and essays that discuss themes of aesthetics and beauty in light of cultural, spiritual, and psychological narratives.
The Other Journal interviews internationally recognized artist Ken Gonzales-Day about his recent project Run Up, his perspective on historically constructed systems of race and representation, and his posture of bearing witness to traumatic cultural realities through his work.
An exploration of the exhibit Oceans of Plastic by artist Shelia Rogers, who cleverly works with plastic and other found material she has collected over years of beachcombing in an effort to raise awareness of a challenging global situation.