A.F. Oehmke

A.F. Oehmke

A.F. Oehmke is an artist, cultural critic, and arts administrator. A Michigan native, Oehmke moved to Baltimore to attend the Maryland Institute College of Art where she was a Fanny Blaustein Thalheimer Scholar. As a student at MICA, Oehmke served as an undergraduate representative on the President’s Task Force on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Globalization, in addition to working in the office of Diversity and Intercultural Development, the Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development, and as a teaching assistant for the foundations and art history departments. Apart from BmoreArt, Oehmke has interned at a number of organizations in Baltimore including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Baltimore Clayworks. She writes the Internet Is Exploding column for BmoreArt. Email her at afoehmke@bmoreart.com.

Stories by A.F. Oehmke
El Anatsui, Rihanna and Lorna Simpson, Georgia oranges, "TRUMP" carved into a manatee, the oral history of Wikipedia, and more

The internet was very intense and kinda all over the place this week.

Trump's riot, SoHo Karen, the customer is wrong, the last northern white rhinos, Jazmine Sullivan, and more

We might be in a new year, but we are dealing with the same shit.

This year was a lot and much of it happened on the internet

Time was simultaneously at a standstill and moving at a blistering pace.

Black nonchalance, our unlived lives, Nancy Meyers, femme superheroes, Oreo's brand strategy, Dionne Warwick's Tweets, and more

There were a lot of great long reads on the internet this week that had me deep in my feels.