From March 1 to 21, watch online screenings hosted by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and attend weekly conversations with the artists and museum curators.
The reels for the aborted film projects had been kept in the archives of Afghan Film, which director Mariam Ghani mined for her new movie What We Left Unfinished.
The ambitious volume Dissonant Archives: Contemporary Visual Culture and Contested Narratives in the Middle East in many ways responds to the post-1990s archive fever, but from a specific geographic locale.
In our second episode we focus on New York’s borough of Queens, which is becoming a growing hub of artistic activity in the city.
An unfinished film can be any number of things.
Seeking revelation in the ways that war is curtailed, hidden, biased, and unfinished, Frames of War, a rigorous group show at the small but dauntlessly ambitious Bushwick nonprofit Momenta Art, approaches state violence through the edges of recognition.
Radical Archives is a two-day conference organized by the artists Chitra Ganesh and Mariam Ghani running today and tomorrow at New York University (NYU). Collaborators since 2004 on the project “Index of the Disappeared,” Ganesh and Ghani organized Radical Archives as part of their 2013–14 residency at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.
The second annual Asian Contemporary Art Week will descend upon the San Francisco Bay Area tomorrow with myriad scheduled events highlighting art practices engaged with Asian social and political issues.