SLIDER_LS1997-004 (Dance of Life).p
SLIDERThe-East

<SLIDERweeksvillehouseslrg

  • Jarvis Cocker: Do I Really Have to March?

    September 18, 2014  —  
    As climate activists prepare for the People’s Climate March, the singer/songwriter and journalist Jarvis Cocker has some advice: take to the streets, but rather than march, why not dance?  More
  • Tempus Fugit in the People’s Republic of BK

    September 17, 2014  —  
    For Creative Time’s upcoming exhibition “Funk, God, Jazz, and Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn,” a collaboration with Weeksville Heritage Center, the writer and musician Greg Tate evokes a time and place he calls “Original Brooklyn: the radically Black BK of haute culture and avant-cult leaders.”  More
  • Freed But Not Free

    September 17, 2014  —  
    For Creative Time’s upcoming exhibition “Funk, God, Jazz, and Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn,” a collaboration with Weeksville Heritage Center, Creative Time Reports is featuring essays related to the history of African-American struggles for self-determination in Brooklyn. Here, the writer Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts meditates on the limits to freedom imposed by a legacy of institutionalized racism.  More
  • Kachin soldier

    The Fight for Kachin: Struggles over Independence in Burma

    September 8, 2014  —  

    Long after Burma’s government made peace with other ethnic minorities that fought against its former military junta, the mostly Christian Kachin community remains at war with the Burmese army. Photographer Diana Markosian portrays a wide scope of Kachin life in these striking images from Burma’s besieged north.  More
  • Saadiyat-HRW_thumb

    Who’s Happy About Abu Dhabi’s “Island of Happiness”? It’s Not the Construction Workers

    August 18, 2014  —  

    In this episode of Forms of Life, Nato Thompson speaks about the harsh conditions faced by workers in Abu Dhabi.  More
  • Syrian refugees

    Now Eat My Script: Writing the Experience of Syrian Refugees

    August 4, 2014  —  

    “It seems we kill the intimate moment of death each time we record it,” observes the silent narrator of Mounira Al Solh’s Now Eat My Script, a video that ruminates on representations of violence in the context of Syria’s civil war.  More
  • asem-thumb

    Running Orders: A Poem for Gaza

    July 28, 2014  —  

    More than 1,000 Palestinians—the vast majority of them civilians—have been killed during Israel’s latest assault on the besieged Gaza Strip, which is home to roughly 1.8 million Palestinians. Lena Khalaf Tuffaha’s poem conveys the harrowing experience of receiving Israeli warnings of imminent strikes and having nowhere to run.  More
  • Molly Crabapple

    The United States Wants the World to Forget These Prisoners

    July 21, 2014  —  

    A product of the war on terror, Communications Management Units (CMUs) have cut hundreds of Americans—most of whom are Muslim—off from the outside world, often by labeling their acts of dissent “terrorism.”  More
  • 20140903_CTR_NaturalHistoryMuseumThumb

    Editor's Letter

    On the heels of the People's Climate March, Creative Time Reports Editor Marisa Mazria Katz speaks with the artist collective Not An Alternative about their Natural History Museum, a new project that confronts the unsavory influence of corporate cash on science institutions.

    More


See All