Category: Op-Ed

  • Moby: Los Angeles, The First City of the Apocalypse

    February 3, 2014 - 

    Once he realized New York had become an unaffordable city that people “visit, observe, patronize and document, but don’t actually add to,” Moby moved to Los Angeles, drawn by its ethos of experimentation and its comfort with failure.  More
  • Shirin Neshat to President Rouhani: “Take Care of Your Artists”

    February 3, 2014 - 

    In a speech delivered to President Rouhani and other global leaders at the 2014 World Economic Forum, artist Shirin Neshat praised the importance of culture in times of political crisis, calling on the Iranian president to respect artists’ voices and build a new image for her native country.  More
  • What Is a Refugee If There Is No Nation-State?

    February 3, 2014 - 

    Writing from Jordan, a nation that has provided refuge for millions of exiled Palestinians and today also houses hundreds of thousands of Syrians, MTL finds poignant parallels between the Palestinian and Syrian refugee experiences.  More
  • Fracking Away Our Air, Water and Land

    January 21, 2014 - 

    Artist Ruth Hardinger and Damascus Citizens for Sustainability director Barbara Arrindell argue that natural gas is not a “bridge fuel” to less hazardous energy sources, but a grave danger to communal resources and the global climate.  More
  • Google Glass, The Corporate Gaze and Mine

    January 7, 2014 - 

    Wearing Google Glass, artist Molly Crabapple drew the porn star Stoya and found surprising commonalities between the male gaze, the gaze of the artist and the gaze of the network.  More
  • PR

    Editor’s Letter

    Five years after Creative Time Reports’ inception, the project is coming to a close. Editor Marisa Mazria Katz reflects on some of the most moving pieces that solidified CTR as a unique platform that elevates artists’ voices.


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