Iskandar Jalil / NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE

No matter how “smart” our objects may now be, we don’t expect them to discern whether they’re used correctly, or if it all. But Iskandar Jalil believes there is such a thing as an ethical pot or vessel: It embodies the maker’s aesthetic ideals and value placed on the medium. A pot made in the […]

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Centering the American World

Jennifer Piejko on the dissenting art of Jimmie Durham Standing before the US House of Representatives, Jimmie Durham, head of the International Indian Treaty Council at the United Nations and a leader of the American Indian Movement, deliberated eloheh. The word for land in Tsalagi, the Cherokee language, he explained to his fellow Americans, is […]

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