The medieval epoch shouldn’t only be envisioned through a European lens.
Artist Mel Chin Proposes a Solar Currency for the Sahara
ALBUQUERQUE — Mel Chin’s “The Potential Project,” represented by an installation at 516 Arts, embodies the teetering ambiguities of “first world” philanthropy.
Music from the Sahara’s Cellphone Music Scene
LOS ANGELES — In places like the US and Korea, it can be easy to rely entirely on the internet. Upload something to Dropbox, download it to your server, let it live on the cloud. But in many parts of the world with unreliable or censored internets, people rely on USB sticks and SD cards to transfer information.