Sometimes Falling Feels Like Flying

An Interview with Ali Prosch

by Stephanie Washburn

Ali Prosch investigates modes of female representation through her work in video, installation, and performance art. A 2009 MFA graduate of CalArts in Valencia, she has exhibited at national and international venues including Redcat, Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art Miami, Fred Snitzer Gallery, The Company, White Box, and Tomio Koyama Gallery.

In our interview at her studio in Los Angeles, Prosch discussed three recent videos, “Fall,” “Tossed,” and “Ground.”

Q. How did you come to the premise for your video “Fall”?

A. I was making imaginary flying devices …

Painting Psychology

An Interview With Alexandra Grant

by Stephanie Washburn

Alexandra Grant uses language and networks of words as the basis for her painting, drawing, and sculpture. She has been the subject of shows at the Museum of …

Daycare Behind Bars

An Interview With Photographer Richard Ross

by Stephanie Washburn

Richard Ross is a photographer, researcher, and professor of art based in Santa Barbara, California. In his most recent work, supported by a grant from the Annie E. …

Risk, Failure, and the Conventions of Taste

An Interview with Artist Rebecca Morris

by Stephanie Washburn

Rebecca Morris is an abstract painter who lives and works in Los Angeles. Her work is very personal and strongly invested in a relationship betwen abstraction and our …

Octopi and Other Loves

An Interview with Brian Bress

by Stephanie Washburn

Brian Bress received his MFA from UCLA and his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Bress has exhibited his work at the New Museum in New …

Real Danger With Bonkers

An Interview With Artist Hilja Keading

A pioneer of Los Angeles video, Hilja Keading looks at the intersection of psychology and comedy. Her works include video installation, sculptural installation, billboards, drawing, and painting. She has received …