Activists from as far away as Los Angeles and Vancouver came to Manhattan’s Chinatown to address the role of art galleries in gentrification.
The artist released a statement after Sunday’s protests, and the protesters have responded.
Dozens of people interrupted James Cohan Gallery’s Sunday hours to demand that the gallery and artist take down what the protesters see as “racist aggression towards the community of Chinatown.”
Fast’s seemingly derelict interpretation of Chinatown businesses has drawn ire from local groups.
Omer Fast’s unsettling videos about the trauma of combat linger in one’s mind.