In hiring me to curate Forensic Architecture’s first US survey exhibition, the museum mouthed the words of social justice but with the realization that those words would preface consequences, it began to choke.
The “Patria y Vida” video is spreading like wildfire in Cuba and Miami, a sign of widespread discontent on the island as well as unity among Cubans.
Museums and their stakeholders can start to address and fix systemic issues by implementing three basic transparency measures that put ethics into action.
This is a calling-in to the philanthropic, nonprofit, and education sectors to expand their circles of trust beyond white or white-adjacent executive leadership in order to water the roots.
In preparing for the CAA’s conference this month, I was stopped in my tracks by a presenter agreement that required contributors to sign over extensive rights, made no reference to fair use, and put all liability risk on the speakers.
The New Mexico Museum of Art and the state’s Department of Cultural Affairs are dismissing community concerns over the retirement of a beloved mural.
Real estate developer Stonehenge is making NYC artists an offer that they hope cannot be refused: 20 rent-free luxury apartments leased for one year, in exchange for “commissioned work.”
For the last 30 years, Alexandra Juhasz has interviewed members of her own art and art activist communities about why deserved recognition often comes too late for feminist artists.
Sometimes you cover yourself up in order to reveal more of yourself, and sometimes the covering relieves you from being you.
While Trump appears to have sparked a progressive uprising in the art world, there remains a battle between a grassroots struggle to redistribute power, and those who place institutional preservation at the center.
The most incandescent of invectives now feel like simple statements of fact.
Let’s be real: galleries are feudal systems for hoarding wealth, property, and people that cannot be reformed with momentary or incremental adjustments.