Gowri Sunder

Class of 2018


  • We have a future, perhaps

    Audre Lorde wrote, “History is not kind to us / we restitch it with the living / past memory forward / into desire / into the panic articulation.”

    Pillbox | November 13, 2017
  • The Queen of Versailles

    The Queen of Versailles, directed by documentary photographer Lauren Greenfield, was not what I expected. Lauren Greenfield may be more publicly known from her commercial work, the “#LikeAGirl” ads for the feminine hygiene brand Always. Her personal projects include a photo book at an inpatient center for eating disorders, a series on money and youth in L.A., and photo series about girls in cult...

    Pillbox | November 6, 2017
  • It Happens Here

    In 1612, Artemesia Gentileschi was put on trial for accusing her painting tutor Agostino Tossi of sexual assault because the people around her assumed she was lying. The trial lasted seven months and subjected Gentileschi to torture and thumbscrews. At the end, it was Tossi who was punished and exiled from Rome, though he was never sentenced.

    Pillbox | October 30, 2017
  • Ephemeral Infrastructures

    Ephemeral Infrastructures by Lucy Denegre at The Frame Gallery has a certain lightness. In the center of the room stands a delicate chicken wire house draped with an airy fabric, printed rust-colored with cement-like textures. On either side, the same type of texture is displayed on delicate white fabric. All around The Frame are photographs and prints taken during the artist’s time abroad. The ...

    Pillbox | October 16, 2017
  • Bar Buddies: Apteka

    It seems like the perfect night to dress up like hipsters and make fun of your exes. But what bar is going to match your flannel and beanie aesthetic? Cue Apteka, in all its candles-in-mason-jar, grass-garnished-cocktail glory.

    Pillbox | October 16, 2017

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