Today’s protest kicked off “10 Weeks of Art, Action, and Conversation.”
Philadelphia activists accuse the museum of lack of transparency in its proceedings to repatriate the crania.
Last August, the North Bronx Collective started cleaning up Tibbett’s Tail and have since opened a food distribution site at the park.
Over 15,000 enslaved and free Black people were buried at the site during the 17th and 18th centuries.
The structure, which has proved a danger to the public due to its low guardrails, will be destroyed.
In an ongoing series of Lego-made sculptures, Ekow Nimako imagines the legacies of past sub-Saharan civilizations into the distant future.
Rania Amdouni is one of many Tunisian LGBTQ activists who report being routinely targeted and attacked by the country’s security forces.
“We are tired of the awkward silences and toothless affirmations,” shared the advocacy group Stop DiscriminAsian.
The campaign is a collaboration by members of 12 activist-artist organizations, including Decolonize This Place, Forensic Architecture, and MoMA Divest.
“This is a frightening escalation of the racial violence targeting Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) across the country since the pandemic began,” says a statement by the Museum of Chinese in America, one of many institutions to respond to the murders.
Artists included in the Gulf Wars exhibition say they were disregarded and demeaned after speaking up against MoMA Chairman Leon Black, owner of a security firm linked to untold carnage in Iraq.
An analysis ranked the world’s 20 most Instagrammed art museums based on the number of related hashtags for each museum.