Gina Magid - GenX

TheEditorial is dedicated to local stories around emerging ideas that build up a city and feed its energy. As we explore how we build that prototype here in Cambridge, we have invited other independent journalists and filmmakers to help us curate their own series that will resonate with our readers and bring in more followers into our community.

Brooklyn-based filmmaker David Cripton brings us his fourth short film focusing his lens on artists around him in Brooklyn, NY. We are excited to leak that we will soon disclose a few more series that will be emerging here and thank Dave for paving the way! Watch his latest short on GenXer Gina Magid:

By David Cripton

Meet Brooklyn artist Gina Magid who creates psychologically and visually layered imagery in paint, charcoal, satin, and other materials. Gina was interviewed in her home studio in Williamsburg by Cripton. She talks about how a painting can have a second life, how her process is more of a journey than results based and how her children's' observations of her work can be more insightful than any art critic's. Magid has been the recipient of numerous awards including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and McDowell Colony. She has had solo exhibitions at Feature Inc. and Ana Cristea Gallery in New York, Acuna Hansen Gallery in Los Angeles, and Artists Space, New York. Her work has been included in many group shows including at the Francis Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX, as well as in “Greater New York 2005,” at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York.