Video Evidence, Police Brutality, and the Denial of Black Humanity

By Nathalie Etoke Stranger Fruit, a new documentary by Jason Pollock, offers an exploration of events that led to former …

The Alt-Right’s Body Image Problem

Who exactly is the ideal citizen, and what is the preferred shape of the head-of-state? For centuries in the West, …

Making Meaning at Coachella, in an Era of Collapse

On Saturday, as nearly 100,000 youths blissed out to a lineup that included Lady Gaga, Bon Iver and ScHoolboy Q …

Do You Sense the Layers? – Vija Celmins at The Matthew Marks Gallery

By Sam Sackeroff What is found in a “found object”? That question, like many questions that have animated postwar American …

The Berth of Biopolitics

While coverage of Dr. David Dao’s involuntary deplaning has focused on United’s ineffective PR response, procedural failures, and various forms …

Friendship as Civic Democratic Practice

By Ivy Schweitzer A rupture in friendship seems to be a national disease since Trump’s ascendance, even though we are …

Why Afrofuturism Matters

By Elizabeth Reich You’re already a consumer of Afrofuturist art, though you may not know it. On either television or …