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Art

On Art-Making After Tragedy

The accelerating speed of communication makes artistic responses to trauma impossible to ignore.
Francesca Cacapossela
9.12.16
Art

A Navajo Artist Breaks Down His Tribe’s Urban Outfitters Lawsuit

Lehi Thunder Voice Eagle Sanchez explains how people can buy proper Native arts and crafts.
DJ Pangburn
8.3.16
Stuff

My Time with the Bangladeshi Bloggers Facing Terror and Machete Attacks

We went to Dhaka, where secular bloggers, writers, and publishers are being targeted with brutal methods aimed at suppressing free speech.
Ranbir Singh Sidhu
3.29.16
Stuff

CSI Fur Fest: The Unsolved Case of the Gas Attack at a Furry Convention

In December 2014, chlorine gas sent 19 people at the Midwest FurFest convention to the hospital. But investigators and the furry community are still trying to piece together what exactly happened that night.
Jennifer Swann
2.11.16
Art

What's the Deal with the Selfie Generation?

On selfies, Lacan, and the modern mirror stage.
Heidi Harrington-Johnson
8.25.15
Art

Enter a Modern Brooklyn Dollhouse Ibsen Would Be Proud Of

Brooklyn-based artists build a life-sized dollhouse hosting a month of performance art installations in Bushwick.
Audrey Ross
5.7.15
Art

[Longreads] The Complexities of Drones in Art

Artists weigh in on the difficulties, dangers, and rewards of working with drones.
Adam Rothstein
11.21.14
Film

What Do You Do with a PhD in Celebrity Gossip?

The academic Anne Helen Petersen has become internet famous and critically acclaimed for her examinations of the gossip industry and the way we talk about stars.
Emalie Marthe
10.5.14