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Something You’re Not Supposed to Look At: Christopher Harris Interviewed by Andrew Northrop
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The filmmaker discusses his resurgent work still/here and the examination of landscape and history through the lens of race.

Labor and Nature: Deborah Anzinger Interviewed by Jareh Das
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An art of the body and the environment.

An Artist’s Guide to Herbs: Cloves by Harmony Holiday
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On resisting parasitic invasions—from the poisons in our soil, to toxic masculinity in the psyche.

Interrogating the Past: Sonya Clark Interviewed by Scott Turri
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The unraveling and retelling of history.

Restaging Violence: Marcela Torres Interviewed by Jared Quinton
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Performances that address the affliction of racism.

Titus Kaphar by Jason Stanley
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The artist’s works amend the white supremacist mythology contained in American monuments and historical paintings: “Democracy requires a clear understanding of the past, including its mistakes.”

Ligia Lewis by Catherine Damman
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The recent conclusion of the choreographer’s trilogy, Water Will (in Melody), employs mime, gothic imagery, and a Grimm tale, to consider entanglements of nature, the feminine, and blackness.

Young Joon Kwak by Charles Long
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On stage and in the studio, Kwak (aka Xina Xurner) summons bodies, objects, and energies that flourish at the “seams of the illusions of fixed identity.”

In the Eye of the Beholder: Tori Sampson Interviewed by Aleshea Harris
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The emerging playwright takes on beauty standards and societal expectations.

An Artist’s Guide to Herbs: Kelp and Exile by Harmony Holiday
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The ocean’s iron lungs.

Flesh and Ghosts: Tiffany Jaeyeon Shin Interviewed by Eunsong Kim
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The art and politics of Korean skin care.

Does Abstraction Belong to White People? by Miguel Gutierrez
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Thinking the politics of race in contemporary dance. 

Something Like Hope: On Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s debut short story collection, Friday Black by Kristen Martin
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Stories that magnify what it means to be black in America through a satirical, uncanny lens.

One Piece: Celestial Pose by David Shrobe
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The artist talks about claiming noble lineages through hybridized portrait paintings. 

An Artist’s Guide to Herbs: Psilocybin by Harmony Holiday
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The poetics of the microdose.

Art and Technology: I Was Raised on the Internet at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago by Lee Ann Norman
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A hopeful yet tempered view of digital culture.

Race and Sexual Violence: Nancy Buirski’s The Rape of Recy Taylor by Sasha Bonét
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A film uncovers an episode at the origins of the civil rights movement.

An Artist’s Guide to Herbs: Black Seed by Harmony Holiday
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With Nigella Sativa, we arrive at midnight together, to the intimacy that can come from mass hysteria. 

Letters to Lina Iris Viktor by Emmanuel Iduma
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We Are Always Crossing: Alexis Pauline Gumbs by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
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The author discusses Black feminist breathing, academia as access point, and writing three books that came from the same decision.

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