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Art & Design, Public Space
Look closely and you can track these two artists across the D.C. landscape.
“My day job is that I’m a studio photographer. It is very tedious and very OCD. So, photography on the Metro is something very different. Life comes at you really quick.”
Art & Design, Social Justice
Elizabeth LaPensée (Anishinaabe, Métis, and a little Irish) creates video games inspired by her indigenous heritage to help heal intergenerational trauma.
Art & Design, History
In 1950, the Bureau of Indian Affairs opened the Intermountain Indian School in Brigham City, sixty miles north of Salt Lake City.
Art & Design, Cultural Transmission
Mamoni Chitrakar started singing. I held my breath. We were watching the unveiling of a traditional painted scroll called patachitra, months in the making.
Art & Design, Crafts, Cultural Sustainability
For many traditional Tibetan artists, to paint a deity is an act of worship.
To Dawa Dakpa, tradition needs innovation the way fire needs air—tradition and modernity need not be at odds.
At the height of the Silent Intifada in 2014, three Jerusalem performance artists demonstrate how art can pick up where the conversation stops.
Art & Design, Work Life
In an office full of folklorists, picking a valentine is work-related.
Art & Design
It’s no coincidence that all of Sarah Jamison’s recent drawings are the size of an iPhone 6s Plus screen.