• Tamms Is Torture: The Campaign to Close an Illinois Supermax Prison

    May 6, 2013 - 

    In January 2013, Illinois’ Tamms “supermax” prison closed its doors after 15 years of operation, during which hundreds of men were held in solitary confinement indefinitely. Here’s how artists, writers and the families of prisoners shut down the notorious facility.  More
  • The Guantanamo Effect

    April 1, 2013 - 

    Examining Guantanamo as a military doctrine circulating far beyond the prison itself, artists Mariam Ghani and Chitra Ganesh create an interactive digital archive defining, illustrating and linking key terms and events in the “global war on terror.”  More
  • Kenya Elections: Whispers of Fear and Hope

    March 1, 2013 - 

    Kenya holds elections on Monday, for the first time since more than 1,000 people were killed in ethnic violence following the country’s 2007 elections. Poet Ngwatilo Mawiyoo visits a town in the north, where she found tribal tensions quietly simmering.  More
  • 5 Billion More: Population Growth During Laurie Anderson’s Lifetime

    February 1, 2013 - 

    The world has added 5 billion people since artist Laurie Anderson was born. She discusses the impact of population growth with former New York Times correspondent Barbara Crossette.  More
  • Alone, Together…
    Tahrir Two Years Later

    January 25, 2013 - 

    On the second anniversary of the Egyptian uprising, artist Lara Baladi presents a three-channel video of news imagery from Tahrir Square alongside film clips and public speeches that connect the Egyptian struggle with civil rights and other past social movements.  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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