Two Artists Talk Trauma and Truth

Share this Post Pictured: Left, Kristen Chapman Gibbons. Right, “Rise” artist Nina Covington. What follows is the documentation of a process so intimate, we rarely speak of it. The process of the recovery of voice. What you see in both of our stories is not our “damage” alone, it is the determined and intentional way we’ve displayed the pieces. I …

Making Something from Nothing (Much) pt 1

This is part of a new series we’re calling Show Your Work — personal stories about the messy parts of a creative life. Part 2 is Here That last one, though. I never made plans for needing mobility aids in my thirties. My past self — the dance-all-day and run-many-miles self — did not see this coming. Years of multiple …