Performance has always been essential as a means of survival to participate in the fiction of America.
On Earth Day, Julia Christensen discusses the concept of “upgrade culture” and how it has impacted our daily lives.
In Dean’s works, we shuttle between experiences as personally lived and the sweeping generalizations of the media and historical modernism.
In a video and performance, artist Monet Clark uses the character of a Playboy Bunny to navigate the Anthropocene, a situation of political pitfalls and environmental catastrophe.
Aria Dean’s upcoming lecture at Machine Project, “Busta Rhymes at the End of the World,” will focus on apocalyptic themes in the rapper’s oeuvre.