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January 31 2018

Stuart Semple launches campaign to eradicate ‘hostile design’ around the world

Article in The Art Newspaper written by Anny Shaw - The radical intervention, titled Happy City, will be unveiled in May and includes a mock confessional box inside Union Station, where commuters and travellers will be able to confide in one another in private. The piece, Emotional Baggage Drop, has been co-organised by the Denver-based nomadic museum, Black Cube.

January 30 2018

Black Cube Is Changing Denver's Relationship to the Global Art World

Westword article written by Kyle Harris - Black Cube, Denver's nomadic contemporary art museum, announced its 2018 lineup of five fellows on Monday, January 29. The choices signal the institution's shift from boosting emerging artists to helping establish Denver as an internationally recognized contemporary arts hub.

January 19 2018

Nostalgic, personal, deadly: In Black Cube’s “Drive-In” series, cars are the real stars of our lives

One Good Eye article written by Will Meier - So I’d definitely call Black Cube curator Cortney Stell’s practice Impressionistic, at least when it comes to Drive-In. Curation is an art form, and honestly one I often find more interesting than those it envelops, having spent the majority of my professional life building museum exhibits. But impressionistic, though? Oh, yeah. Like a collection of flickery, car-shaped gestures that coalesce with white space still between them.

January 17 2018

Artists Are Gathering This Week to Discuss How to Sustain Art Spaces in Denver

303 Magazine article written by Cori Anderson - Black Cube is familiar with the struggles of creatively working in Denver and that’s why they are bringing three artists who represent different artist-run spaces from across the country to speak during the panel discussion on January 17.

January 15 2018

Denver Creatives Fight Gentrification, Dream Up Artist-Run Spaces

Westword article written by Susan Froyd - Denver artists caught in the crosshairs of gentrification and rampant redevelopment do have alternatives to that predicament, says Cortney Stell of the Black Cube Nomadic Museum. Artists who feel marginalized in the here and now should stop complaining and start changing, she advises, by devising new models to replace the old-school ones that aren’t working anymore.

January 12 2018

International Artist to Bring the World’s Largest Disco Ball to Make Denver a “Happy City”

303 Magazine article written by Cori Anderson - This summer, British artist Stuart Semple will transform Denver with a series of installations to “incite widespread happiness” in the city through art, interaction and connection. The city-wide project will be called Happy City and will feature more than five individual creative “interventions” for the public to be involved with.