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Metaphors of Migration: Yinka Shonibare Interviewed  by Osman Can Yerebakan
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A public sculpture tries to grasp the wind.

Power in Diversity: fierce pussy Interviewed by Alexandra Juhasz
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The artist collective discusses a new public project.

Restless Surfaces: José Parlá’s Amistad América by Osman Can Yerebakan
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A mural’s ode to labor and migration.

Putting Interiors on Exteriors: Chip Thomas Interviewed by Amelia Rina
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Wheatpasting portraits on the Navajo Nation.

Reclamation Is an Imperative: Paloma McGregor and Damian Griffin Interviewed by Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone
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Previewing a public performance on the Bronx River. 

Making Connections: Joanna Kotze and Jonathan Allen Interviewed by Zachary Fabri
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A choreographer and a visual artist imagine ways of inhabiting civic spaces.

Daido Moriyama by Bree Zucker
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“The street is always interesting because any world of images I construct is promptly dismissed once I go outside.”

Portfolio by Frank Heath

Cenotaphs

Neil Greenberg & Will Corwin
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A discussion of urbanism and Staten Island, cartography, and monumental sculpture’s place in modern society.

Alberto Ríos by Yezmin Villarreal
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“A weight carried by two, weighs only half as much.”

Nature Theater of Oklahoma by Lauren Bakst
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Kelly Copper and Pavol Liska of Nature Theater of Oklahoma on their series Life & Times, new episodes of which will be presented this September by FIAF as a part of its Crossing the Line festival.

Todd Lester by Lorena Vicini
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Todd Lester discusses his new personal project, Lanchonete, and the status of contemporary artist residencies.

Lauri Stallings by Andrew Alexander

The artist on performing motherhood and marriage in her new video The Breath We Took and why “write what you know” is limiting advice.

Charles Mary Kubricht’s Alive-nesses: A Proposal for Adaptation by Tabitha Piseno
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Charles Mary Kubricht’s new piece on the High Line dazzles and delights.

BOMB Global: Toronto by Rebecca Melnyk
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On October 1, millions of people in Toronto ventured outside their homes to experience the 6th annual Nuit Blanche. Rebecca Melnyk spoke to the curators about the multi-city event and the role of public art.

Thread to the Word: Alison Saar by Hadley Roach
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Alison Saar and Hadley Roach take a stroll through Madison Square Park to explore the stages and cycles of the Seasons.

Shifting Connections: Daniel Canogar by Kathleen MacQueen
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Shifting Connections continues with Kathleen MacQueen’s interview with Daniel Canogar, one of the artists featured in New York’s Into the Light event.

Miquel Barceló’s Gran Elefandret by Liza Béar

Liza Béar talks to Miquel Barceló about his 26-foot bronze sculpture, Gran Elefandret, which was recently unveiled in New York’s Union Square.

Memorial to a Marriage: Artist Patricia Cronin Casts Eternity by Legacy Russell
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Legacy Russell spoke to artist Patricia Cronin about the installation of her Memorial to a Marriage, to be installed at Woodlawn Cemetery this Fall. With Memorial to a Marriage, art and politics will be forever wedded and bedded.

Roberto Juarez by Edward J. Sullivan
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How would you define these works as public art, and maybe you could talk a little bit about the origin of them, how these commissions came to be and what you think about them in terms of their “public-ness”?

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