RAiR Exhibition Roswell Artist-in-Residence Alex Boeschenstein will be opening his solo exhibition “Visionary Rumor” at the Roswell Museum.
Alex Boeschenstein is an interdisciplinary artist rooted in the traditions of drawing and printmaking. He uses history as raw material, processing it through conventions of assemblage, geoscience, and horror. Inspired by artists like Jill Magid and Walid Raad, Boeschenstein has developed a method of “artistic prospecting” to subvert colonial strategies through re-focusing the ethnographic gaze onto the mechanisms of power themselves. In each project, he addresses different sets of concerns, themes, and research avenues—usually influenced by region and place—by balancing fine textual analysis of archives and historical documents with fieldwork, on-site exploration, and studio experimentation.