The following article was published in N-SPHERE February 2012 issue.


Name:Terence Hannum

Location: Baltimore, United States

Occupation: Art Professor

Definition of personal sphere: Ritual and Music Subcultures

Artwork in 4 words: Profane, Sacred, Abject, Sublime

What is inspirational for you: Researching rituals and rites, myths and codes, subcultures I have no experience with.  Reading a lot in the field of ritual studies.

Currently favourite artists: Isa Genzken, Sean Dack, Thomas Scheibitz, Nicholas Lobo, Richard Serra’s drawings, Brian Ulrich, Sterling Ruby.

Tools of trade: Gouache, black paper, xerox machine, laser cutter, oil paint, wooden panels, oscillators, sub woofers

Current obsessions: Good not generic Death Metal, Michel de Montaigne, burning cassette tapes, my newborn son.

Personal temptation: Sloth.

Artwork: Terence Hannum. Profane Sepulcher. Gouache on Paper. 2010. Courtesy of the artist.

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