GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — To say that gun violence is an affliction of American society is a radical understatement, whether you go by the statistics or the frequency of mass shooting incidents.
“Go to your happy place,” the game attendant told me as the digital kitchen on my screen filled with milk and I was drowning.
Creative Exchange celebrates artists and their creative power to shape communities, reimagine what is possible and move social justice forward with a new collection of features and stories, Field Notes from Creative Exchange.
ROME — “Urbanization has always been a class phenomenon of some sort,” David Harvey writes in Rebel Cities.
LOS ANGELES — This week, see a forgotten masterpiece of Japanese animation, spot murals on a bike ride through East LA, catch influential Mexican artist Pedro Friedeberg’s exhibition before it closes, and more.
Over the past two years, Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi has faced charges for distributing data that could be used to make 3D models of her vagina and for creating a yellow, yonic kayak, as well as small vagina-shaped plaster figurines, that she displayed in a Tokyo sex shop.
They’re on top of the world: partying, popular, queer kids with everything going for them. This is not 1960s San Francisco or 1980s New York or today’s internet communities: it’s 1933 in Weimar Berlin.
Michael Najjar has his sights set on being the first civilian artist to travel to space.
A new project is giving slave burial grounds in the United States something they’ve long been deprived of: visibility.
LONDON — The first thought that struck me about the Serpentine Gallery’s exhibition of Swedish artist Hilma af Klint, Painting the Unseen, was: Thank goodness — finally a solo show starring a female artist!
Last month, members of Colab gathered at Printed Matter for the opening of a new iteration of the A. More Store, the collective’s pop-up exhibit of cheap multiples. The display coincides with the publication of A Book About Colab (and Related Activities) (2015), a sumptuous collection of archival images and written accounts compiled by Printed Matter’s director Max Schumann.
This week, check out two film festivals — one devoted to contemporary African movies, the other to experimental, found-footage films — or consider art in unusual places — like Green-Wood Cemetery, the storefronts of Bay Ridge, and a patch of land off the BQE.