May 28, 2020
On encountering ‘Gbenga Adeoba’s poems in 2018 I was struck by the tonal restraint with which his poems took up the urgent subject of...
blog
April 1, 2020
We find ourselves in a truly challenging moment as this coronavirus pandemic becomes a long and difficult daily reality. Not only are our...
Reviews
November 30, 2019
At a gallery in Philadelphia, artists assemble for a performance that interrogates the ideology of counterinsurgency that was developed...
Art
April 21, 2017
The recent deadly chemical attack on Syria and the subsequent tomahawk missile retaliation shows no immediate end to the now six-year-long...
Art
March 15, 2017
Selma Selman’s art addresses issues of “prejudice, survival, self-emancipation, and collective freedom.” This young Bosnian artist of Roma...
Poetry
March 6, 2017
Night Walk Beneath the cotton-candy pink in the plume of a tire fire, one man’s beard is peeling off. One looks like a clown, leans on a...
blog
September 27, 2016
There’s no images of the separation wall in Chapter 31: An Exhibition About the Future of Palestine. Depictions of grim concrete...
Art
September 20, 2016
A seeing person reads two main things on the street, suggests Ermias Ekube : road signs and human faces. The former, he describes as some...
Art
May 31, 2016
A critic recently suggested to Hollie Davis that if she continues to just make art “about black people,” she will “end up in the February...