The event, running now through December 10, first launched in 2021 as an alternative to the government-sponsored Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival.
Elements including lights, sounds, and crowded spaces can overload some individuals’ senses and trigger physical pain or emotional distress.
“No opera on a dead planet,” shouted the protesters during the second act of Wagner’s Tannhäuser at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
Two public letters express solidarity with Wanda Nanibush, who departed the Art Gallery of Ontario after a pro-Israel group’s complaints of her social media posts.
“Many people are asking their institutions to speak up and not be silent,” said Faisal Saleh of the Palestine Museum US.
Dozens of artists and cultural workers gathered in the museum’s Turbine Hall to show their solidarity with the Palestinian community.
Works by María Magdalena Campos-Pons, Dyani White Hawk, Emily Sargent, and Hisako Hibi are among the 300 pieces joining the museum’s collection.
Art Gallery of Ontario curator Wanda Nanibush’s departure came after a pro-Israel group complained about her social media posts.
The cuts will also affect spending on materials, programming, and facilities at libraries across the five boroughs.
Mariët Westermann, the first woman to hold the role, will lead the NYC institution and work alongside leaders of the Guggenheim’s controversial forthcoming UAE museum.
The statue head was found during construction for the Maya Train, which has sparked controversy amongst scientists and Indigenous communities in the region.
Sally Tallant said the museum “is not able to make political statements” in a meeting with workers.