Activist organization Decolonize This Place believes “the museum can be made responsive to people rather than to the dictates of capital, that it can foster creativity and memory rather than functioning as a tool to launder the reputations of the ultra-wealthy.”
During political protests across San Juan, Puerto Rico, police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets manufactured by weapons companies owned by Warren Kanders.
The Del Hierro brothers craft their costumes from polyurethane foam, which they find in whatever city they happen to be in, tearing into discarded couches or mattresses and ripping out the “meat” inside.
The archive of Ebony and Jet is a treasure trove of visual culture; its donation to the National Museum of African American History and Culture and Getty Research Institute will allow unprecedented access to decades of Black American history.
In 2017, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to link future funding for cultural institutions to the diversity of their employees and boards. A new study released by the city shows demographic alignment is still far away.
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With The Cordillera of Dreams, director Patricio Guzmán closes out a trilogy of documentaries in which he’s used Chile’s landmarks as points of inquiry into the nation’s past.
In an in-depth interview translated from Spanish, artist and scholar Coco Fusco discusses the 2019 Havana Biennial and state of the Cuban art world with poet and cultural commentator Katherine Bisquet.