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The words, "read, make, watch, listen," in a search bar against the background of ocean waves



Lachell Workman, Justice for_______, 2014 , installation view, 10th Berlin Biennale, KW Institute for Contemporary Art.

"Decolonization means that I will not do the job of those sitting inside institutions and organizations that are predominantly white. To me it means having conversations which create serious exchange, but also discomfort, maybe even pain, on the other side of the table. It means having to sit with that discomfort. It means understanding that decolonization is not a matter of ‘us’ and ‘them’, but concerns all of us. It means acknowledging that this is not a current moment or trend. It means recognizing that BIPoC/BAME/POC are not necessarily particularly ‘political’: we simply do not have the choice to not be political. It means admitting that having grown up in a racist structure is no excuse."

Yvette Mutumba, Curator-at-Large at the Stedelijk Museum, speaks with Pablo Larios about institutional accountability for Frieze.


"As we grapple with the intense uncertainty of this global pandemic, we have to put down any misconception that going back to the ‘old way’ is the answer. Scope Of Work commissioned 20 SOW Members to create a digital coloring book to both motivate and inspire as society reimagines new systems of support, new methods of problem-solving, and new ways to care for one another. It’s time to go back to the drawing board."

Scope of Work was founded by two women of color artists and educators with over a decade of experience addressing inequalities in the youth development, education and the creative sector. You can download the coloring book directly here.

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"In light of the pandemic, the pre-existing dysfunction within many systems and their leadership are magnified and racial, gender, and class inequalities exacerbated... Asian women occupy a precarious racial embodiment within their art practices and Western contemporary art, regularly experiencing institutional racism and tokenism. Their presence within the art world often produces a racial wedge between whiteness and other people of colour."

Contemporary Calgary hosts a conversation between Pearl C Hsiung, Maia Ruth Lee, Astria Suparak, Stephanie Syjuco, Hồng-Ân Trương, Christine Tien Wang, moderated by stephanie mei huang on Tuesday, July 14th at 1:30 PDT (4:30 EDT). Free via Zoom, but registration is required.

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"During the first few weeks of the COVID-19 lockdowns, many people found themselves scrambling to make the everyday things they do—jobs, classes, family gatherings—accessible from remote locations. Disabled people have been practicing, advocating, and innovating alternative ways of showing up and getting together since long before the pandemic—out of necessity, and to accommodate one another. On May 8, I moderated a Zoom panel on remote access with disabled artists and writers Kevin Gotkin, Johanna Hedva, and Yo-Yo Lin. Together, we discuss the importance of incorporating the remote access techniques we’re all learning now into future programs, as well as precedents (artworks, exhibitions) that incorporate remote access from the get-go, rather than tacking it on as an afterthought."

Kevin Gotkin, Johanna Hedva, and Yo-Yo Lin in dialog with Emily Watlington about accessibility for Art in America.


"Their discussion covers a range of subjects treated in the book, including the history of black feminist organising, grassroots activism, liberal feminism, sex work, the nation state and state violence, gender, trans and queer life, intersectionality, and art."

Celebrating the launch of her new book, Feminism, Interrupted: Disrupting Power, Lola Olufemi speaks with Jade Bentil, a Black feminist historian and PhD researcher at the University of Oxford, and Gail Lewis, a Black feminist and former Reader in Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck College.