Laurence Ross is a Baltimore-based writer and educator. He received his MFA from the University of Alabama where he served as the Creative Nonfiction Editor for Black Warrior Review. His essays have been published in magazines and literary journals such as Pelican Bomb, The Georgia Review, Brevity, and The Huffington Post. In 2014, Ross served as the Director of P.3Writes, an educational program in conjunction with U.S. Art Triennial Prospect New Orleans. In 2020, he curated his first visual art exhibition at Woodland Pattern in Milwaukee, WI. Contact: email@example.com
Stories by Laurence Ross
Though the first floor of Franklin's home is filled with art, there are no defined boundaries that separate the art in her collection, the art she herself makes, her collections in progress, and the more ordinary articles of her life.
The final three screenings are fitting, as they amplify the voices of many regional artists, Baltimore’s youth, and the complex beauty of the city itself.
In an economic and political environment where artists are accustomed to scarcity, the notion of excess space is indeed otherworldly.
With 17 different venues and a map in hand, I moved in currents and countercurrents over the course of my 11-day visit and still didn’t see it all.