2010s

Robert Glasper Experiment "Black Radio" feat. Yasiin Bey, February 2012

Appropriation, Protest, Antagonistic Art, Revolution

Context
MENASource, Art of the Egyptian Revolution, Nov. 12, 2019

Ammar Abo Bkr, Egyptian Street Art, 2012
Kainaz Amaria, The "Girl in the Blue Bra", December 2011 NPR
Samar Al Summary, Pegasus Corporate Logo, Casting Shell of Saint, and a Floral Love Seat, Lebanon, 2020
Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, How Photographers Responded to the Arab Spring, Aperture Magazine, Jan. 8, 2021
El Zeft
El Zeft, Nefertiti in a Gas Mask, 2012. Spray paint on concrete. Cairo, Egypt.
Ganzeer |
Ganzeer, Ahmad Harara: Lost right eye in a protest on January 28, 2011. Left eye in a protest on November 19, 2011, screenprint, 19x25"
Farah Shafie Interview: Ganzeer, 2017
Barbara Pollock, Hierogylphics That Won't Be Silenced, New York Times, July 10, 2014
Youseff Nabil |
Youseff Nabil, Saved My Belly Dancer, 2016
Natasha Morris, Youssef Nabil’s hand-coloured homage to Egypt’s Golden Age and the art of the belly dancer, Reorient, Feb. 23, 2016
Wendy Red Star | Native American Crow b. 1981
Wendy Red Star and Beatrice Red Star Fletcher, Apsáalooke Feminist #2, 2016
Wendy Red Star, Peelatchiwaaxpáash/Medicine Crow (Raven), 2014
Wendy Red Star, 1880 Crow Peace Delegation, Smarthistory
Abaki Beck, Decolonizing Photography: A Conversation with Wendy Red Star, Aperture Magazine, Dec. 14, 2016

Astronomy, Climate, Landscape Art

Doug Aitken | American b. 1968
Doug Aitken, Mirror, custom software displaying responsive video, Seattle Art Museum, WA, 2013
Vimeo: Mirror, 2013
Titus Kaphar | American b. 1976
Titus Kaphar, The Cost of Removal, oil, canvas, and rusted nails on canvas, 2017
Titus Kaphar, The Cost of Removal, oil, canvas, and rusted nails on canvas, 2017

Surveillance Democracy and Provocation

Rachel Maclean | Scottish b. 1987
Rachel Maclean, Trailer: Make Me Up, 2018 HeniTalks
Cutting Up the Canon of Art History, (Rachel Maclean), 2018 HeniTalks
Myth, National Identity and Power in the work of Rachel Maclean, 2018 HeniTalks
Shahzia Sikander | b. Lahore, Pakistan, 1969, lives New York
Shahzia Sikander, stills from The Last Post (2010), HD video animation, 10 minutes.
Shahzia Sikander, The Last Post, ART21
Shahzia Sikander walking Sharjah Biennial 11, United Arab Emirates, Art21
Kara Walker | American b. 1969
Kara Walker, A Subtlety or the Marvelous Sugar Baby: an Homage to the unpaid and overworked Artisans who have refined our Sweet tastes from the cane fields to the Kitchens of the New World on the Occasion of the demolition of the Domino Sugar Refining Plant, 75.5' long x 35.5' high
Kara Walker, A Subtlety or the Marvelous Sugar Baby, sugar, 2014
Kara Walker: A Subtlety or the Marvelous Sugar Baby, Art21
Ai Weiwei | b. Beijing 1957
Ai Weiwei, Remembering, 2009
JP McMahon, Ai Weiwei, Remembering the Politics of Dissent, Smarthistory
Carlos Motta | Columbian b. 1978
Carlos Motta, Legacy, 2019
Carlos Motta, The Crossing, 2017
Omar Victor Diop | Senegalese b. 1980
Omar Victor Diop: Black Subjects in the Frame, 2018 HENI Talks


Leonardo Drew | American b. 1961
Leonardo Drew, 112L, wood, 2011
Leonardo Drew, working in his Studio, in Investigation, Art21, 2014
Leonardo Drew on the Importance of travel, in Investigation, 2014 Art21
Amy Sherald | American b. 1973
Amy Sherald, What’s precious inside of him does not care to be known by the mind in ways that diminish its presence (All American) , 2017
Amy Sherald, Michelle Obama, 2018Doreen St. Felix, The Mystery of Amy Sherald's Portrait of Michelle Obama, The New Yorker, Feb. 2018
Jenna Wortham, "I Want to Explore the Wonder of What It Is to Be a Black American," Oct. 8, 2019
banner photo: Wendy Red Star, Peelatchiwaaxpáash/Medicine Crow (Raven), 2014