All posts by Chris Fernald

Chris Fernald is an artist, writer, and cultural programmer. He is also the co-founder and director of Discrit, an Atlanta-based art education platform promoting experimental thinking and debate in contemporary art and culture. He received his MA in Art History from the Williams Graduate Program in the History of Art in 2022, and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2013. He is currently at work on a book about minimalism.

Michael Heizer’s empty empire

Despite his reportedly encyclopedic knowledge of the region’s geologic and mineral makeup, Heizer has displayed a baffling incuriousness about the larger story of the land he digs, cuts, and plows

/ October 5, 2022