Activists from as far away as Los Angeles and Vancouver came to Manhattan’s Chinatown to address the role of art galleries in gentrification.
Artist Omer Fast Compares Protesters to Alt-Right, Chinatown Art Brigade Responds
The artist released a statement after Sunday’s protests, and the protesters have responded.
Chinatown Art Brigade Protests Omer Fast’s “Racist” Exhibition at James Cohan Gallery
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.”
Artist Omer Fast’s Take on Chinatown Angers Community Organizations
Fast’s seemingly derelict interpretation of Chinatown businesses has drawn ire from local groups.
Uncanny Films About the Traumas of War
Omer Fast’s unsettling videos about the trauma of combat linger in one’s mind.