The Groundbreaking BIPOC Actors Who Pioneered Diversity In Hollywood

Since the 1920s, BIPOC actors have worked extraordinarily hard to carve a space for themselves within Hollywood. In the early years of the industry, Black performers often found themselves cast in roles that were based on harmful stereotypes. Appallingly, some, like Butterfly McQueen and Hattie McDaniel, found they couldn’t even attend the premieres of their…

Chile-Born Collective Ensayos On Ecopolitics & Inaugurating New Museum’s Online Residency

This week New York’s New Museum launched their first online artist residency, inviting international collective Ensayos to develop and present new work under the umbrella title, Ensayos: Passages. Ensayos includes artists, scientists, activists, policymakers, and local community members. Initiated in Karukinka Park, located on the Chilean side of Tierra del Fuego, an archipelago known for its remoteness,…

Black Artists Challenging The Subjugation Of Black Bodies

Spanning centuries, Black artists have shared powerful portrayals of the strife and triumphs of African Americans through diverse and compelling works. From pioneers like Augusta Savage and Jacob Lawrence, to Jean-Michel Basquiat and Kara Walker, these creators have helped illuminate critical social and political issues, reflecting upon and challenging the mistreatment of Black bodies. Determined…

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