This exhibition at ICA/Boston presents works by 20 contemporary artists — many of them immigrants or members of the African diaspora — that highlight current migration events.
The exhibition Insecurities takes an unorthodox approach to artists’, architects’, and designers’ attempts to alleviate the crises faced by millions of forcibly displaced persons.
NEW DELHI — Hybrid creatures in legends and myths speak to our collective imagination as a tool to perceive that which cannot be perceived or understood.
There is nothing quite like the feeling of being a tourist in a new country, and stumbling into a city or neighborhood there that makes you feel like a tourist in a completely different country. It’s a bit like a person who visits New York City for the first time and wanders into Chinatown — that small slice of Chinese culture in the great American metropolis can act like a tiny transport to another culture.
This is how I felt visiting the latest art exhibition titled India! at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, (CCBB) in Rio de Janeiro. A tourist in Brazil and a stranger to Portuguese, I became for a few hours a tourist lost within the art and history of India.