TABLE OF CONTENTS

PRINT April 2019

DRAFTS

OVER THE PAST TEN YEARS, Brooklyn-based artist Steffani Jemison—whose work will be on view from May 17 to September 22 as part of this year’s Whitney Biennial—has been quietly and intently laboring at the vanguard of Conceptual, discursive, and black cultural practices across a variety of platforms. Her contributions to these multifarious fields, whether in the form of the acrylic glyphs painted on polyester film of her 2015– “Same Time” series or the kinetic pacing of her early video Escaped Lunatic, 2010–11, place her alongside fellow travelers ranging from Zarouhie Abdalian to Fred Moten to Hito Steyerl, figures who likewise move smartly, passionately, and promiscuously among media. Jemison’s means—lecture, sound installation, drawing, photography, video, and writing, as well as their rich conjunctures—have each differently allowed her to examine “‘progress’ and its

Sign-in to keep reading

Artforum print subscribers have full access to this article. If you are a subscriber, sign in below.

Not registered for artforum.com? Register here.

SUBSCRIBE NOW for only $50 a year—65% off the newsstand price—and get the print magazine plus full online access to this issue and our archive.*

Order the PRINT EDITION of the April 2019 issue for $17 or the ONLINE EDITION for $5.99.

* This rate applies to U.S. domestic subscriptions.