From the Executive Director Discoveries and Dreams by Wendy Levy April has truly been a month of discoveries at The Alliance: We discovered our true...
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By KAMAL SINCLAIR
Emerging media cannot risk limited inclusion and suffer the same pitfalls of traditional media. The stakes are too high. Together, we must engineer robust inclusion into the process of imagining our future.
By Arbo Radiko
There was this moment, sitting in the small cozy recording studio at BRIC Arts Media in Brooklyn with visionary artist/activists Martha Redbone and Jaishri Abichandani and my co-collaborator, mastering engineer/archivist Jessica Thompson, when all things felt possible.
BY KAMAL SINCLAIR
In 2008 my life took a turn from the world of live performing arts and tangible visual arts to an increasingly more virtual engagement with arts and creativity.
Last year, we ran for President. (Kinda.) Now, Blights Out is running for Mayor! (Sort of!) While Blights Out isn’t planning a collective occupation of the Mayor’s office (yet), we are launching a year-long creative campaign called ‘Blights Out for Mayor’––a series of 12 billboards and 5 yard sign designs that call for and suggest entry points into a Truth and Reconciliation process that would redress the racist/classist/disaster capitalist policies and values imposed after Katrina. These messages seek to expand the horizon of our political imaginary, calling us to reevaluate our society’s relationship to property, land, and money. It is a call to action, a call to #PutHousingFirst.Click here to change this text
By Hanul Bahm
On Thursday, June 8, Magnum Foundation presented Photography Expanded, a daylong presentation and panels on collaborative documentary practices.
By Charles Stephens
During the 1992 presidential primaries, Pat Buchanan, seeking the Republican Party's nomination, used an unauthorized clip from Tongues Untied to blast the National Endowment for the Arts and attack George H. W. Bush.
By Wendy Levy
On Monday, January 30, award-winning poet Kaveh Akbar posted poems on his Twitter account by poets from nations banned by the immigration block. Libya, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen—incredible words of vision, hope, truth.
By Matt Gertz
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is pushing back on reported efforts by the Trump administration to privatize it, saying the proposal would have a “devastating effect” and that “the entire public media service would be severely debilitated.”
By Jason Wyman
“What are our desired futures?” Now, more than ever, this question seems critical to our country and our democracy. This election has brought to the light the significant divides in this country across age, geography, economic class, race, gender, and political ideology.