Many writers will tell you that writing is a physical activity. Renee Gladman’s drawings convey that idea in a more visceral, less cerebral way.
After Decades of Repression, Bill Gunn’s Work Finally Breaks Free
Because he refused to play to white hegemony, Gunn’s films were often poorly understood.
Joke’s On You: New Red Order Parodies Society’s Deepest Settler Desires
Rest assured settlers, in NRO’s Indigenous future, “there is a place for you.”
Laying Down Roots: Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves’s Radical, Botanical Future
Greaves emphasizes the possibilities of planting seeds in the ruins of violent structures.
Wielding Time and Text, Tiffany Sia Documents Hong Kong’s Resistance
Slippery When Wet evokes the sociopolitical pressure-cooker that has manufactured Hong Kong’s culture of protest.
A Satire of the Moneyed ’90s Art Scene that Resonates Today
Seventeen years later, Artists Space is screening Laura Cottingham and Leslie Singer’s The Anita Pallenberg Story, which uses the Rolling Stones as a lens into the white privilege of the art world.
Learning from Decolonize This Place
Artists and activists involved in the Decolonize This Place residency at Artists Space reflect on its successes and how they can be models for future actions.
LGBTQ Activists Attacked by Trump Supporters While Leaving NYC Art Space
A group of people leaving the closing party of Decolonize This Place at the Tribeca nonprofit Artists Space were attacked by men who identified themselves as supporters of Donald Trump.
#DecolonizeThisPlace Pens an Open Letter to the Incoming Director of Artists Space
An open letter to the new director of Artists Space from the people involved in the Decolonize This Place residency.
Start to Process the Election at These NYC Cultural Spaces and Events
A number of arts organizations and groups are creating spaces for people to gather, think, talk, and listen.
Artists and Gallerists Grapple with Ways to Slow Gentrification in Manhattan’s Chinatown
During the panel discussion “Chinatown Is Not For Sale,” members of the Chinatown Art Brigade presented an eight-point pledge of resistance for artists and gallery owners.
The Products of Forced Labor in US Prisons
What I saw when I stepped from the elevator and entered the hush of the Artists Space gallery was barely anything: a red raincoat on the wall, some honey-colored wood benches that looked as if they belonged in a courtroom, and some odd steel contraptions on the floor.