"Where am I in this story?" Watch artists such as Wangechi Mutu, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o and Chimamanda Adichie discuss how black people are (mis-)represented in today's society and culture.
In a recent ARTnews essay, Wangechi Mutu -- the artist of the work above -- implored her fellow feminists to not only think
For this 20th-anniversary celebration, SITE is not only looking back at its own history, or reprising past projects, rather refreshingly the exhibits that comprise "SITE 20 Years/20 Shows" take the form of new work, commissions, and collaborations.
Yinka Shonibare, How to Blow Up Two Heads at Once (Gentlemen), 2006. Courtesy of the artist and Colecçõ Sindika Dokolo, Luanda
Nicola Vassell, the curator of the exhibition, expressed similar hesitation regarding the "postracial" Obama age. The former
Although the artists often intersect one or more of the categories, they were loosely assigned to each to help illustrate how sexual identity, politics, internal experience and pleasures and pressures of domestic life are explored through their work.
Cyrus Kabiru. Nairobian Baboon (from C-Stunners series), 2012. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Amunga Eshuchi Zoe Whitley: The
In October, the artist's works are heading to the Brooklyn Museum for an exhibit titled "A Fantastic Journey." Including
Unlike my early days in New York, I no longer roam the boroughs attending opening after opening, party after party, all night conversations in some random artist loft/apartment/space (the after after party). It sounds great because it was great. It was also more distracting than inspiring.