Twin’s Recent Stories
Arts Mar 08This pyrotechnic artist paints with gunpowder and fire
For pyrotechnic artist Lisa Friedrich, playing with fire is just part of the artistic process.
Arts Feb 09The step-by-step process of an artist who covers herself in paint
Artist Greta Claire picks up a paintbrush. Then, slowly, she lets colorful paint drip in a thick cover over her hands and arms.
Arts Jan 26This Minneapolis cabaret wants actors to resist typecasting
Musical Mondays, a monthly cabaret held at Hell's Kitchen in Minneapolis, wants actors and singers to experiment with work outside their usual range.
Arts Oct 27This artist turns mathematical concepts into intricate paintings
Artist Emily Lynch works for a math publishing company in Minneapolis, training teachers to use materials that are created for visually-oriented students. She also creates paintings based on number systems.
Arts Sep 08This DJ has an equally cool day job
By day, Minneapolis native Drew Erickson works as a charter pilot. At night, he spins under the name DJ LAST WORD.
Arts Aug 11Why a Japanese performance art celebrates weakness
Butoh, a form of Japanese performance art, brings weakness and sadness to the surface in a society that often suppresses those feelings.
Arts Apr 14Artist layers ads and vintage cartoons like a decaying billboard
Greg Gossel creates mixed-media art from pop culture imagery, typography, texture, found sigs and billboard scraps.
Arts Nov 25Graphic designer spins yarn into textured street art
A graphic designer by trade, Eric Rieger, better known as HOTTEA, uses the inherent grid of chain-link fence as the backbone for his non-destructive, yarn-based instillation art. Rieger shares his history with the art form and explains how he became…
Arts Oct 07Using long-exposure photography, Minnesota artist paints with light
Minnesota artist Brian Hart draws with lights and cameras. He likes to think of the one-inch long LED night fishing lights that he uses as his pen; the camera is his paper. He doesn’t use Photoshop. There is no manipulation…