Margo Vansynghel has been a writer as long as she can remember. Even before straying from the Belgian seaside (where she was born) to pursue degrees in Art History and Journalism, she worked as a newspaper and magazine journalist and critic, and still does today. When she’s not writing, reading or seeking refuge in museums and galleries, you can find her behind a camera, shouting at heedless car drivers from her bike or documenting conditions in homeless camps.
On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Curtis’ birth, a vast and at times splendid show at the Seattle Art Museum, 'Double Exposure: Edward S. Curtis, Marianne Nicolson, Tracy Rector, Will Wilson' grapples with his problematic legacy.
“The project is about raising awareness about what’s happening: Last year was the most dangerous year on record for trans people, and specifically for womxn of color," Vaughan says.
"If you’ve been in the profession for 50 years and you think everything’s fine, you’re not paying attention," says Garrett Nelli, a designer at Seattle firm NAC Architecture.