Tag Archives: Activism
Whose Speech? Artists, Activists, & Being Heard: A Conversation Between Stephanie Syjuco & Astria Suparak
In this special extended interview, artist Stephanie Syjuco and curator Astria Suparak discuss the role of speech and protest in contemporary art and how working as women of color affects their ability to be heard.
Dematerializing the Memorial: An Interview with Maya Lin
Almost four decades after her design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial brought her work to the national stage, Maya Lin is reinventing the memorial again through her environmental activist foundation, What is Missing.
“The artist has to be down on the ground”—An Interview with Monica Trinidad
Guest editor Lewis Wallace speaks with artist and organizer Monica Trinidad about her process of collaborating with and creating within communities.
Queering New York: An Interview with Douglas Crimp
Writer-in-Residence Mimi Cheng interviews art critic Douglas Crimp about his new book “Before Pictures,” which juxtaposes the experimental art scene with the experimental gay scene of 1970s New York.
Work Smarter, Not Harder [an interview w/Evan Roth]
Evan Roth is a prolific producer whose activities take on many different forms, including teaching, collaborating, engineering, collecting gifs, analyzing graffiti, enriching the public domain, developing tools of empowerment and …