Christy Chan’s Who’s Coming to Save You? makes clear the perpetual nature of American bigotry.
A Photography and Video Triennial Is Coming to NYC in 2023
The Museum of the City of New York is inviting artists from NYC and beyond to submit to an open call for works.
Arthur Jafa’s Medley of Joy Everlasting Versus Hell on Earth
The video installation akingdoncomethas is an epic montage of sermons and performances from Black churches.
Ulysses Jenkins, a Daring Video Artist, Expanded Ideas of Blackness
Jenkins’s videos do more than talk back to a racist screen.
The Edgy and Lucid Video Art of Rafael França
Video art was something you watched “with the lights on,” as França insisted, without pretenses of high art.
In Neelon Crawford’s “Moving Paintings,” the Natural and Manmade Face Off
MoMA’s exhibition Neelon Crawford: Filmmaker is a retrospective of his experimental work documenting machinery, travels in South America, and more.
For Shigeko Kubota, Video Lived in the Moment of Its Transmission
The Museum of Modern Art’s retrospective exhibition Liquid Reality showcases how Kubota turned video art into sculpture.
Shimon Attie Resurrects “Hitler on Ice” With Afro-Brazilian Dance
The intention behind the seemingly bizarre combination was, according to Attie, “to give visual form to the shared American and Brazilian reality of nationalistic divisions that defines our political present.”
An Artist’s Crash Course in Government
In a series of PSA-style videos, Paul Pescador poses questions about government that quickly unravel into a nightmarishly complex knot of existential crises.
Coco Fusco Enlists Cuban Artists to Recite Heberto Padilla’s Forced Confessions
Fifty years ago, poet Heberto Padilla was forced to publicly denounce himself and his friends as counterrevolutionaries.
A Disquieting Look at How AIs Foment Political Extremism
“Devil You Know,” a video essay by Don Edler, looks at the emergence of artificial intelligence systems in political discourse and civic life.
Processing Our 2020 Feelings With Patty Chang
In March, Chang put out an open call for our fears and made a video out of them. Watching it eight months later, I hoped it would help name whatever it was I was feeling.