Childish Gambino has yet to release a video for his song "Redbone." What would it look like if he did? This piece imagines the song in color.
What happens when we reduce experiential art to a photograph? How can we transform the way we study and preserve ephemeral forms of contemporary art?
Seventy-five elements—two thirds of the periodic table—go into the making of your smartphone. But where do they come from?
In 1965, the Immigration and Nationality act was passed, subsequently changing the United State’s immigration policy in a major way. Since then, almost 59 million immigrants have been allowed to enter the nation.
While the fact that there has been an increase in immigration from Latin American countries is widely talked about, the forces that drive them to leave their native countries is not talked about nearly as often.
The political is inherently personal. Politics do not only affect how our country is run, it also affects each and every one of our lives in different ways....By choosing to focus on specific people’s experiences, it is much easier to humanize the people that are directly affected by the issue of immigration.
A wedding invitation, a family portrait, love letters, snapshots from travels - Explore these artifacts and imagine lives that can't be remembered.
"Sampling, a key element in hip hop, is subversive. It disrupts the traditional roles of the author and the reader. Sampling is referential at is core, as producers read previously authored musical texts and author new music."
"Where the source is, who that creator is, and what His powers are, / hear all these from Me in brief." A cento as creation myth.
Paradoxically, a given work of art is at once unique and derivative...In order to work out this issue myself, I decided to create a musical medley of songs that were all focused on the rain that falls from the sky above.
Authorship is inherently connected to power and influence. Just as the act of naming something or naming someone, for that matter, asserts a sort of control over it, we attach our names to art to claim it.