ART PAPERS Magazine
A 9-page text and photo extract from the artist's book 13 Presidents, published in ART PAPERS Magazine, November/December 2015 issue:
An artist’s research took her to all 13 Presidential Libraries in the United States; notes from her stopover at the Carter Center weave archival research into intimate historical fiction....
An interview with the artist, ahead of the Multiplied Art Fair, Christie's, London:
Your art explores the past and its repercussions in the present day. Which historical period has influenced your work the most?
MF: My interests are very much in the post-war period of my parents’ generation, so mainly the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s—the core years of the American Dream. I see 1980 as a real turning point in the story of that dream. It was the year that Ronald Reagan was elected, and the start of the erosion of the American middle class, and the widening of the gap between rich and poor. It also happens to be the year that I was born....
OUTPOST Open Film
A text by Adam Pugh about the short film Real Estate, exhibited as part of a program co-curated by Pugh and Jesse Ash:
On the surface, Marisa J. Futernick gives an account of an exploration of a specific place – Hollywood – in Real Estate, yet as the film’s title suggests, it mines more thoroughly ideas about proximity, about zones of access and zones of prohibition, around value and exchange, about capital....