In a Riveting Film, Telepathic Revolutionaries and a Brooklyn Noise Band Avenge Racist Murders

I’ve been thinking about Adam Khalil and Bayley Sweitzer’s film Empty Metal (2018) ever since I saw it over a year ago, at a screening last Halloween at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. The movie is, in a word, disquieting. Empty Metal is finally seeing its premiere theatrical run at the Anthology Film Archives […]

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Bunny Rogers’s Performa Project Mourns the Daily Tragedies of Mass Shooting

Limp bodies lined the hallways of Essex Street Academy, a public high school on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, during Bunny Rogers’s Sanctuary. It was the first live performance by the artist, who is known for videos and installations that often employ cute objects with dark twists, complicating notions of innocence. Commissioned by Performa, […]

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For Performa Biennial, Kia LaBeija Reinvents a Bauhaus Classic—With a Ball Culture Twist

Her latest work, co-commissioned by Performa and Performance Space New York, debuts, November 7. Read More

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Young Adults: Art and Music Mingle in ‘Meet Me in the Bathroom’ Show in Downtown New York

Works by Dan Colen, Urs Fischer, Ryan McGinley, Rita Ackermann, and other artists are on view at the Hole. Read More

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The Future Now: 10 African Artists to Watch

“I have oftentimes said that the future belongs to Africa, because it seems to have happened everywhere else already,” curator Okwui Enwezor stated in 2015, in one of many interviews on a subject he knows well. With such sentiment in … Read More

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