rafa esparaza’s paintings insist upon the rightful presence of brown, Black, and queer bodies in the white cube of the gallery.
Daniel Soto is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles. @danesoto
Susan Philipsz Transforms the Gentlest of Folk Forms, the Lullaby
From Hansel and Gretel to Rosemary’s Baby, Philipsz sings these bucolic songs of dark, and often violent, undertones.
A Remarkable Project Remembers Child Migrants Who Died in Custody
Sandy Rodriguez situates America’s ongoing practice of migrant detention within a centuries-long project of violence against indigenous peoples, starting with Spanish contact in 1519.