We stand in solidarity with the uprising unfolding across the country following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Nina Pop, Jamel Floyd, and those affected by generations of structural violence against Black communities.

We're putting together a list of resources for self-education, mutual aid, and ongoing action in the struggle for racial justice.

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Gretchen Coombs

lives and works in Melbourne, Australia where she is a postdoctoral research fellow at RMIT University.

Gregory Sholette: Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism

In her foreword to Delirium and Resistance, art critic and activist Lucy Lippard remarks how social media has flattened affect and effect in recent years, and suggests Sholette’s exposition might just be a necessary antidote to this apathy and paralysis.

Maura Reilly's Curatorial Activism: Towards an Ethics of Curating

No one would argue that the need for social and political activism is more urgent than ever before; that there are no small acts of resistance, and that every act of resistance counts; but they might argue what role the art world has to play in such acts.

Chris Kraus: Social Practices

It is cut through with tensions of art world success, premature death, and the social and economic issues confronting artists and culture at large

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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