Lida Abdul – ‘A Beautiful Encounter With Chance’
Afghan artist Lida Abdul describes the chance encounter that became the basis for her elegiac film Dome.
Danh Vo Interview: Art Should Estrange
By using objects from his upbringing in a strict Catholic household and presenting them in a white cube gallery he wishes to alienate people and make them question what they know: “Everybody is born under systems."
Guerrilla Girls, ‘You Have to Question What You See’ (interview)
The Guerrilla Girls are an anonymous group of feminist, female artists devoted to fighting sexism and racism within the art world.
Theaster Gates on collecting
Theaster Gates reflects on the various collections he has acquired and created artworks with, including the Jet magazine archives and the inventory of an entire hardware store
Tania Bruguera, The Francis Effect
Would you sign a petition to Pope Francis that requests Vatican City citizenship for all undocumented immigrants?
Tania Bruguera, Immigrant Movement International
Could an arts initiative for immigrants become a political party? Artist Tania Bruguera created "Immigrant Movement International" (IMI) with that in mind.
Ai Weiwei, Kui Hua Zi (Sunflower Seeds)
Ai Weiwei planted seeds for change—100 million of them—at Tate Modern.
Ai Weiwei, Remembering and the Politics of Dissent
When thousands of schoolchildren died in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, Ai Weiwei refused to stay silent.