Barring Freedom uses art to engage people in different ways, so they can see the dynamics of racism.
Making Art Against the Backdrop of Incarceration
In a year of perpetual change, Marking Time demonstrates the urgent need for a shift in culture, one where crisis need not be the charge for moving towards a better world.
Making American Labor Visible Again
Though officially outlawed in 1865, the de facto continuation of slavery remains a repulsive American secret.
Stark Photos of a Louisiana Prison that Was Once a Slave Plantation
Two photographers document the lives of incarcerated men at Angola, a former slave plantation that is now the largest maximum-security prison farm in the US.
The Black Cowboys Whitewashed from American History
The photographs and videos in Black Cowboy at the Studio Museum show images of nonwhite cowboys, bringing Americana in line with historical accuracy.
Art Behind Bars Provides a Key to Prospect New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS — Biennials, triennials, and other, similarly grand periodic art exhibitions are a funny thing; both local and global, they must balance an engagement with their home places alongside a broader artistic conversation.