DNA tests inspire new photo series on race and identity

In They Still Live, Denver-based artists Thomas “Detour” Evans and Tya Alisa Anthony present a series combining DNA, African relics and African Americans in Denver. For the project, Evans and Anthony had each model conduct DNA testing provided by Ancestry.com. Based on the results,  models were then photographed with pieces from the Paul Hamilton collection of African art […]

Interactive paintings you can touch and hear

Most visual artists prefer that viewers do not touch their completed works whether on display at a museum, gallery, or studio. Thomas “Detour” Evans, is not of that mindset. The 30-year-old emerging artist creates interactive paintings that are meant to be tapped at designated points to emit music in a series dubbed, Art and Decibels. […]