Departments / Fiesta
Amid floundering peace talks, Jewish artists, historians, and activists are taking an increasingly critical look at Israel's founding and history.
A conversation with poet-activist Shailja Patel about art, identity, and Kenya's ICC Witness Project.
An interview with Wang Ping, a poet and activist working to build a sense of kinship between the peoples of the Yangtze and Mississippi River valleys.
A poem: To all the men and women who sing change change change Mee-ahn mar--we never heard of you before.
If right wingers are going to purge "ethnic studies" from America's textbooks, then they'll have to purge history too.
Would you recognize a torturer if you saw one?
Appealing to jingoism is certainly easier than prompting national introspection, but is priming an audience for blood what we call art today?
Despite its triumphalism, the GDR museum in Berlin suggests that reunification remains an unfinished business.
When we reach the adamantine gates of Iraq, it's too late to turn back.
Identify war by what it takes away.