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
Kurt Cobain, motherhood, freediving, Jennifer Hough, Awkwafina, Gabby Petito, fossil footprints, and more

There were some incredibly moving pieces on the internet this week.

Hawai’i, the history of kneeling, Derek Bell, self-curation, Lil Nas X, Adia Victoria, TeenVogue, Nicki Minaj, The Met Gala, and brutes.

The internet was GOOD this week.

Remembering Michael K. Williams, Rihanna, 20 years after 9/11, Judith Butler, America's Atlantis, and more

There were lots of interesting longreads but also short news stories this week.

SB 8 and the future of Roe v. Wade, Elijah McClain, the oldest trees, Naomi Campbell, Little Simz, Kanye, Margaritaville, and more

The internet was not the most enjoyable this week.