Shanti Grumbine discusses “The Last Color: A Reliquary”

On Thursday, June 2, LABAlive will present “Boundaries,” an evening of multi-disciplinary works-in-process exploring our relationship with beauty. The evening will feature teachings by Ruby Namdar and work by fellows Lainie Fefferman, Lital Dotan, and Shanti Grumbine, who will present her project The Last Color: A Reliquary. Here, Grumbine talks about her project and the inspiration she found in our house of study. Tell us about your

For Sarah

BY SHANTI GRUMBINE Following LABA’s reading and discussion on Sarah, I couldn’t help but think about Sarah’s inability to bare a child in light of today’s technological advancements, including cloning, genetic modification, IVF (manual fertilization in a laboratory dish), and surrogacy. Sarah is barren until God builds her a womb at age ninety, after which

Meet Fellow Shanti Grumbine

Shanti Grumbine received her MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is a visual artist who transforms appropriated print media through paper cutting, drawing, collage, printmaking, sculpture and performance. By removing, fracturing and recombining text and image from journalistic sources and advertising, she makes