"Black Sails" pulls no punches depicting the brutality of the pirate lifestyle, but its very premise asks the audience to sympathize with “monsters” by posing questions about the nature of villainy.
One of the greatest challenges of political polarization is that all participants are passionately convinced of their own grasp on the truth.
I was six or seven, and I stood a little ways from my father, who was grasping the handle of a small navy suitcase in one hand and, with the other, knocking on our bathroom door. His face was stoic, unmoved by the reality of being cast out, exiled from us.
In January 2022, The 4th wAVe Digital Arts Intensive brought together Gallatin students and alumni musicians and video artists. Three ensembles embarked on a unique and collective experiment to explore, expand, and challenge the boundaries of the creative process. Together, they collaborated across time zones to develop an original audiovisual work.
Noah Kaplan, Roza Chervinsky, Ryan Gross, Tanya Gupta, Alexandra Skora offer musical and visual commentary on human disruption of nature.
Rosie Kaplan, Connie Li, Rob Walker, Conny Zhao, and Jun Zhao beckon you to enter an inner realm which houses the digital and analog, the mundane and strange.
Kwami Coleman, Pilar Cerón, Sarah Galvin, Evelyn Guirguis, and Leo Yablans explore the variety of intense emotions we human beings experience as a result of existing in a world in which we are dominant.
Midge Maisel's strong-headed, Jewish-mother persona resembles your bubbe who nags you to nosh on a third helping of kugel and gefilte fish. However, she is to be reckoned with as she emerges as a comic who is not afraid to hold her middle finger up to the patriarchy.
Read with Butler in mind, Coetzee's "Waiting for the Barbarians" portrays the ways an empire manufactures reality, justifying its attack on a broad, different “other” whose lives are “ungrievable” and exist only to further the narrative that the state has constructed of itself.
I had never thought of a slave witnessing a volcano before; that specific scenario was not conceivable in my reality. As someone who had always longed to connect with the ghosts of my shared diasporic past, I had to know: How did slaves react to a volcano? My project was an attempt to communicate with history and, hopefully, sew together any holes left by neglect.