Arts and Culture

Arie Amaya-Akkermans

Arie Amaya-Akkermans

For Rana Jabbour & Gregory Buchakjian

[Hale Tenger, Beirut, video, 2005-2007]

Shaun Randol

We're two episodes into the Situational Junta and it's clear that the original mission is starting to come true, but maybe not in the way the creators fully intended (though will no doubt embrace with enthusiasm). Two months ago the folks behind the Junta asked: what happens when artists are empowered on a large enough scale to disrupt the status quo?

Shaun Randol

A recent survey reveals that NSA surveillance in the United States is having a stifling effect on many journalists and nonfiction and fiction writers. Out of concern they're being watched, writers are passing on public events, redirecting research, and muting some communications. Perhaps worst of all, self-censorship is becoming apparent. Learn more in this exclusive interview with Suzanne Nossel, the Executive Director PEN American Center.

Emmanuel Iduma

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Shaun Randol

Chris Haddix

Martina Bacigalupo: Gulu Real Art Studio

 

 

 

 

Sahar Sarshar

Shaun Randol

At the Situational Junta, Work was put on trial

I wasn't exactly sure what to expect at the first Situational Junta. To find some sort of footing, I mulled over potential meanings for the chosen nomenclature: situational, junta. The title of the three-part artistic venture, for me, was politically charged. My kind of event.

Chris Haddix

 

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