Shepard Fairey’s poster of Sexual Bill of Rights activist Amanda Nguyen spells hope for sexual assault survivors everywhere.Read More
The Al Nour Wal Amal chamber orchestra for blind women has awed audiences for decades. Now, a new installation gives a glimpse into the lives these extraordinary musicians at home in Cairo.Read More
The podcast Basic Able takes an irreverent look at art, culture and political issues important to the disability community.Read More
Peek co-founder and CEO Andrew Bastawrous proposes an ambitious new mechanism for Commonwealth governments to meet the vision needs of all citizens.Read More
Meet the Nigerian designer weaving African textiles with Renaissance art—including some of Black Panther’s amazing looks /
A chat with Walé Oyéjidé, the man behind Ikiré Jones, a Philadelphia-based fashion line with a truly global aesthetic.Read More
Artist Jorge Mañes Rubio travels to Seoul, Korea, to learn about the city’s primarily female shamans and their vital role in contemporary urban life.Read More
On the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, artist Uldus Bakhtiozina offers a surrealistic rebuke of the consequences of revolution.Read More
Launching today, Alison Killing’s immersive online documentary project migration trail lets you follow along in real time as two fictional characters make perilous 10-day journeys to Europe.
In late 2015, the shocking photograph of a toddler washed up on a beach in Turkey galvanized public attention on large numbers of migrants traveling to Europe, many by sea and under extremely risky conditions. Because of the surge in numbers of irregular travelers that year — more than 1 million — and the thousands of lives lost, media headlines at the time emblazoned the situation as a “crisis” in mainstream consciousness.
Philippine police forces have killed thousands in a brutal crackdown on suspected drug dealers and users — a campaign that President Trump has praised. On the eve of Trump’s visit to the country, documentarian Ed Ou tells us what life is like on the ground.Read More
Lebanese artist Zena el Khalil has transformed a historic Beirut building once commandeered for violence into a sanctuary for art, bearing witness, healing and forgiveness.Read More
The latest in the fight against whitefly-borne virus that threatens a world staple food: new portable DNA sequencing technology that lets farmers in East Africa identify the disease, and helps scientists develop a solution.Read More
On the 64th anniversary of the US- and British-led coup-d’état in Iran, Iranian filmmaker Taghi Amirani shares the first teaser of Coup 53, his forthcoming documentary investigating Operation Ajax.Read More
Researching, celebrating and supporting African American food culture is Michael Twitty’s way to honor and heal those who came before.Read More