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Unruly Animalia: 6 of 6

April 4th, 2020|

Inspired by the life cycle of tardigrades and their incredible resilience. The unruly nature of the tardigrade existence reminds me of the Black queer child cultivated in a society that seeks to destroy such a child. Writing through abjection has provided another means by which to stage the resilience of my own body growing up in San Francisco, and the seeming smallness of such a life. Open Space Go to Source Author: Jari BradleyPowered by [...]

A timely retrospective of Helen Levitt, featuring street photographs of New York during the Great Depression

April 3rd, 2020|

She was one of the foremost exponents of American street photography; a passionate observer and chronicler of everyday street life in New York. Now a significant retrospective of Helen Levitt couldn't be more timely, as we once again revisit her photographs from the Great Depression. To be celebrated at The Photographers' Gallery in London this July (if all goes well), Levitt spent decades documenting residents of the Big Apple's more impoverished neighbourhoods such as the [...]

Happiness is Easy: Rainbow-coloured oil paintings of woven animals by Ewa Prończuk-Kuziak

April 3rd, 2020|

Contemporary artist Ewa Prończuk-Kuziak is telling us that happiness is an achievable state in her latest rainbow-coloured series of oil paintings that combine still life, nature and fantasy. With intensely saturated colours and a whole dose of contrast, her works in Happiness is Easy feature vibrant animals that are made of materials as if woven out of thread and decorative fabrics. "Happiness is a very subjective concept and on the individual level, is often extremely [...]

America’s emergency stockpile is almost empty. Nobody knows what happens next.

April 4th, 2020|Comments Off on America’s emergency stockpile is almost empty. Nobody knows what happens next.

Few cars occupy the Arroyo Seco Parkway toward downtown Los Angeles during rush hour on April 2, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. | AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill The Trump administration apparently wants states to take care of themselves before bugging the federal government. The Strategic [...]

“We’re gonna find out”: Amid coronavirus crisis, Trump admits New York may not have ventilators it needs

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Trump speaks during the White House briefing on Friday. | Win McNamee/Getty Images “We have a lot of states that have to be taken care of. Some much more so than others.” President Donald Trump acknowledged on Friday that in the days to come New [...]

Why Jeff Bezos’s $100 million donation to food banks won’t satisfy his critics

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in 2018. | Alex Wong/Getty Images That’s not to say that the donation — one of tech’s largest gifts yet — won’t make an impact. Jeff Bezos is giving $100 million to help America’s hungry during the coronavirus crisis, a gift [...]