Rebekah Kirkman

Rebekah Kirkman

Rebekah Kirkman is BmoreArt's Managing Editor. An artist, writer, and editor, Rebekah earned her BFA at MICA and later worked for the Baltimore City Paper as the visual arts editor, intern manager, and fact-checking coordinator from 2014 to 2017. She writes criticism, essays, and profiles with a strong interest in social/political concerns surrounding the arts. Her freelance work has appeared in the Baltimore Beat, Baltimore Fishbowl, The Outline, and elsewhere. Email Rebekah to talk about editorial stuff at rebekah@bmoreart.com.

Stories by Rebekah Kirkman
Edgar Reyes: Fragments at VisArts

As his family’s own historian, Reyes seems invested in keeping and sharing their stories with great care in a multifaceted way.

Reckonings, mutual aid, pivots, and survival mode

What have we realized, or re-realized, or realized for the nth time in 2020? 

A White Artist Examines A Personal and Collective Legacy of White Privilege

This artwork skips the fraught emotionality of white people’s coming into consciousness about the constructs of race and the iterations of racism, and instead leads the viewer straight into an intellectual headspace.

Anthology featuring nine authors from around the US and Canada delivers bite-sized portions of terror

The horror and trauma here are more implicit and embedded into the place, more chronic than acute, and all too familiar.