Using Art as a Form of Resistance

Using Art as a Form of Resistance

  Now more than ever, the creative world is showcasing its best when it comes to fighting injustice and performing acts of resistance. Artists are increasingly using their work to explore questions of politics, justice, ethnicity, and race. Whether it’s Angélica...
Art and the Immigrant Experience

Art and the Immigrant Experience

  Being an immigrant is a fraught situation, particularly in this day and age. So it’s no surprise that many immigrants turn to art as a way of expressing their experiences and giving voice to their fears—and triumphs—as outsiders in their adopted communities....
Mural of Two Men Holding Hands Stirs Up Controversy

Mural of Two Men Holding Hands Stirs Up Controversy

  There is a great deal of art in the world that depicts gay relationships in the world. If you squint. If you already know the symbology. If you ignore the woman painted between them. If you translate this glance in exactly this way, if you read this passage...
Giant LGBT Political Poem Posted at NYC High Line

Giant LGBT Political Poem Posted at NYC High Line

  I want a president was written for a queer magazine in 1992 when Bill Clinton was running against the first George Bush and Ross Perot. But it still rings the same bells today, with another Clinton in the race for the same seat and the political circus act...