“The chickens give a voice to the voiceless in our community,” said Billy Corben, who participated in the action against commissioner Joe Carollo.
We’re Screwed, But It’s Okay
Rachel Lears’s new film To the End is optimistic, perhaps to a fault.
Guerrilla Tenant Group Papers NYC in Anti-Eviction Posters
The Tomato Season collective’s campaign, titled “SHAME,” calls attention to the city marshals who enforce evictions, utility shut-offs, and foreclosures, exacerbating the housing crisis.
Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza Blends Mexican Food, Art, and Culture
The chef’s Barrio Café in Metro Phoenix is home to the bold and the beautiful.
Gwendolyn Brooks Championed Black Authors and Presses
Materials from the poet’s personal library testify to lifelong engagement with the Black community.
What Can We Learn From Italy’s Early Leftist Modernists?
The artists in Staging Injustice: Italian Art 1880-1917 faced a real problem: how to represent injustices and project a hopeful vision of what changes were possible?
Cop Admits to Playing Copyrighted Music to Keep Activist Recording off Youtube
During a recorded conversation with activists, an officer began backing the conversation with the sounds of Taylor Swift.
Anti-Racist Activists Say They Used a Stolen Confederate Monument as a Toilet
White supremacy is shitty.
Amin Husain and Nitasha Dhillon on Working to Decolonize the Art World
In this two-part conversation, two of the leading activists in the New York art community talk about their lives, work, and what’s next.
The Disconcerting Implications of Drone Photography
Using drone technology to photograph protests may be enticing at first, but such aerial images are also used for surveillance by law enforcement.
After Decades of Activism by Native Americans, DC’s Football Team Ditches Its Name
Formerly known as the “Redskins,” the team will change its name and logo.
Russian Artist Faces Six Years in Jail for Pro-LGBTQ Social Media Posts
After sharing feminist and LGBTQ-friendly art on social media, 26-year-old theater director Yulia Tsvetkova has been placed under house arrest, fined, and accused of distributing “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations among minors.”