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Bodies of Knowledge: Can Contemporary Art subvert or challenge the status quo without recreating it in new forms?

“Working with materials that range from books and silent film to ink, ashes and musical scores, artists Manon Bellet, Wafaa Bilal, Garrett Bradley, Adriana Corral, Mahmoud Chouki, Zhang Huan, William Kentridge, Shirin Neshat, Edward Spots and Wilmer Wilson IV propose…

After a Choppy Start, FX’s Snowfall has Grown into a Classic

By the close of its third season, FX’s Snowfall has matured from an uneven, dubiously-paced pot-boiler about the early 80’s crack trade in Los Angeles to an essential narrative exploring the dark side of the American Dream. Multiple factors have…

NOMA: Gallery Activation for Wafaa Bilal’s 168:01 with Kristina Kay Robinson

Join RM 220 editor, Kristina Kay this September 11, 2019 from 1-3pm for an activation of Wafaa Bilal’s interactive installation 1[68:01] . Featured in NOMA’s exhibition Bodies of Knowledge, the work comprises a large bookshelf filled with blank, white books which…

Less than The Sum of Its Parts: Neil Marshall’s Hellboy is a bloody, joyless slog.

  I’ve been a Hellboy fan for decades. From the beginning of his first miniseries, released in 1994, I knew I was reading something special. I had seen Mike Mignola’s art here and there in high profile comics projects from…

Playing in the Dark: 8/28 Vigil for Toni Morrison

Vigil: a period of intentional sleeplessness. an occasion for devotional observance on the eve of a holy day.   “I’ve traveled. All over. I’ve never seen anything like you. How could anything be put together like you? Do you know…

NOMA: Gallery Activation for 168:01 with artist Wafaa Bilal

JULY 17 AT [1:00] PM – [3:00] PM Q&A with Room 220 editor, Kristina Kay Robinson Artist Wafaa Bilal will visit NOMA to interpret his interactive installation 1[68:01] in the exhibition Bodies of Knowledge. The work comprises a large bookshelf filled…

BROKEN ENGLISH

Carmin Wong is a Guyanese-born poet, playwright, and second-year MFA student at the University of New Orleans. She is currently the Associate Poetry Editor of Bayou Magazine. In 2018, Wong was featured in the Women’s Voice Theater Festival held at…

Jellyfish!  Cibo Matto!  Paramore! Dance Gavin Dance!  Living The Color! Pavement! (A look back at “Together Nonlinear”)

It’s Midnight and I am laying awake in my bed. Staring at the ceiling, my mind is racing  with thoughts so quickly that I can’t focus on any individual idea. My heart begins throbbing, and I can feel the tears…

Tomorrow Hits Today: See You Yesterday is a Worthy Entry into the Afrofuturist Canon

I used to say that if Back to the Future starred a black man, it would have been a horror movie. See You Yesterday isn’t the first black time travel story, but the way it addresses growing up black in…

Locked at the End of the World

NOTE: Antenna will host a screening of Locked on Thursday, June 13th, 7PM including a Q&A with directors, Daneeta Loretta Jackson and Patrick Jackson (ElekTrikZoo.com). People call a lot of places around here the “end of the world.” First time…

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