A mural’s ode to labor and migration.
The artists talk about the desire for blonde.
Examining the politics of representation.
With Nigella Sativa, we arrive at midnight together, to the intimacy that can come from mass hysteria.
Reza Abdoh, the first large-scale retrospective of the late Iranian-American theater director’s work, is on view through September 3 at MoMA PS1. The comprehensive exhibition was co-organized by Bidoun’s Negar Azimi, Tiffany Malakooti, and Babak Radboy alongside MoMA PS1 director Klaus Biesenbach.
Part of the Theory + Practice series.
The use and abuse of art in an imperfect world.
The artist talks about dismantling street advertisements and their infrastructure.
On more than one occasion I have been accused of disliking Langston Hughes. Untrue.
The black music of herbs.
The artist talks about mixing tradition and innovation.
Reaching June, it had not rained for eight months at Village Wen. The river had long dried out; crops were not growing. On the 13th, it finally rained. Raindrops the size of green mung beans hit the camphor trees by the road, making a sound like popping sesame seeds.
The artist talks about painting the interrelation between frogs, stars, trees, and apples.
The artist talks about how language documents stability and change across cultures.
The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.
Hawthorn is a plant that exudes the hospitality of an open heart.
“Resistance and change often begin in art.”