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.

Search View Archive

Karen Helmerson

KAREN HELMERSON is Director of the Electronic Media & Film Program for the New York State Council on the Arts.

Whose Lens is it Anyway?

On a recent foray with a friend, the conversation turned to funding. Because I am a funder, this is not unusual and the opportunity was evident. My friend asked, “how are decisions made, who gets what, and why?” This is a routine query. 

ADVERTISEMENTS
close

The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

All Issues