Commissioned by Spiegelworld to celebrate the announcement of The Artery collection at Superfrico.
Mikayla Whitmore is a queer artist and photojournalist, working within the realms of photography, sculpture, and installation. In conversation with landscape, they utilize concepts of space and existentialism to convey their observations with the romanticization of the West, queer experience, and the appreciation of the sublime in the often mundane.
After obtaining their BFA in Photography from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, they have exhibited work both internationally and throughout the United States.
The Artery, Superfrico Las Vegas, The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
Clay, foam, fishing wire, photography
This piece was about the posture of the person and how it connected to a natural element like green leaves.I elongated the neck to give the figure a bird-like quality and softness. I enjoy letting the watercolor bleed and move on its own and then I go back in to add structure. Shereene Fogenay was born […]
A “holy” portrait of being a modern day artist and performer in Las Vegas. Over the course of the nearly 11 minute video loop, Heidi transforms in and out of being Elvis from inside a neon shrine. The sculpture is about identity, performance, transformation and the labor that goes into being an artist.