Shedding the Second Head

Jan 3, 2013 12:53AM

by Kara L. Rooney

Saya Woolfalk’s solo exhibition The Empathics, currently on view at the Montclair Art Museum in Montclair, New Jersey, blends the fantastical with the earthly, the factual with the fictitious, and the anthropological with shades of folkloric spirituality. I spoke recently with Woolfalk about the project, as well as the artist’s views on cultural awareness, artmarket politics and the indisputable magic found in the collaborative making of objects. READ MORE

Image caption: Saya Woolfalk, “Pages from the book Empathetic Plant Alchemy: Pollinators and Plants Used in the Merger of Plant and Human DNA” (2011), gouache on paper