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ArtsEverywhere publishes in many forms: essays, roundtables, editorials, reviews, prose & poetry, transmedia, and dispatches. Much of this content is also included in one or more of the Inquiries.

Creative Nonfiction

The Cold Mountains: Photographs of the Nuosu in Southern Sichuan

Xu Shuang, Xichang, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China 

Ancient Legends For the past ten years, I have been photographing the Nuosu (or Yi) ethnic minority, who reside mostly in Lishangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, known as the “Cold Mountains,” in southern Sichuan province in southwestern China. For thousands of...

Marginal Equity:
Poetry Reading on Indigenous Cultural Self-Determination

Kade L. Twist, Los Angeles, United States 

In this video clip, author and artist Kade Twist introduces his book Marginal Equity and reads the first section, “project abstract.” Marginal Equity is a book-length poem that parodies the form of a corporate/governmental prospectus—complete with opportunity statement, deliverables, and...

Twins of Diyakunda

Coumba TourĂ©, Dakar, Senegal 
Inse Armah, Popenguine, Senegal 

Once upon a time, there were two twin boys. One was named Manu and the other Guju. Together, they decided to go to Diyakunda, the Happiness Land. They had heard it said that Diyakunda was the most beautiful place in...

Colten Boushie

Taqralik Partridge, Kuujjuaq, Nunavik / Kautokeino, Norway 

Editor’s Note: Colten Boushie was a 22-year-old Indigenous man from Red Pheasant Cree Nation, Treaty Six Territory, in the place we now call Canada. On August 9, 2016, Colten was shot in the back of the head and killed by...

Dispatches

Tenuous Peace

Sidd Joag, New York City, United States 

Halloween in Derry is no small affair and is considered by some to be the best in the world. What started as a local tradition—free punch for getting dressed up—was commodified into a carnivalesque crowd-pleaser. Inside the city center, cat...

Horizontes Errantes (Wandering Horizons)

Eduardo Carrera, Quito, Ecuador 

Artists: Jonathas de Andrade (Brasil), Pilar Quinteros, (Chile), David Guarnizo, (Colombia), Christian Salablanca (Costa Rica), María José Argenzio, (Ecuador), Karina Aguilera Skvirsky, (Ecuador), Angélica Alomoto (Ecuador), Rometti Costales (Francia & Ecuador), Naufus Ramírez Figueroa (Guatemala), Edgardo Aragón, (México), Gabriel Acevedo...

On ecosystems of struggles and resistance

Alessandra Pomarico, New York City, United States / Lecce, Italy 

Field Report on the 11th Creative Time Summit in Miami, Florida The 11th Creative Time Summit just wrapped up in Miami. In many parts of the city, community organizers continued to mobilize voter registration for the Midterm elections, such as...

When Knights Come Calling

Niki Singleton, New York City, United States 

When I read that the 2018 theme for National Women’s History Month was Nevertheless She Persisted, referring to Mitch McConnell’s attempt to silence Elizabeth Warren from speaking in Congress, this piece became, for me, the perfect celebration of women’s courage and...

Entanglements

Brexit Through the Rift Shop

Ben Rogers, New Orleans / New York / UK 

Banner image: “Union Jack vor dem Zerfall” by Tim Reckman and used under Creative Commons (CC BY 2.0). As the dust settles after the first December general election held in eleventy-seven and four-sixteenth years—much like the detritus of a Christmas...

Tenuous Peace

Sidd Joag, New York City, United States 

Halloween in Derry is no small affair and is considered by some to be the best in the world. What started as a local tradition—free punch for getting dressed up—was commodified into a carnivalesque crowd-pleaser. Inside the city center, cat...

Mediating Betrayal

Sidd Joag, New York City, United States 

Recent conversations at ArtsEverywhere with artists and journalists evoke perceptions of an imminent future marked by a further eradication of spaces for constructive civil discourse and disagreement. As social media perpetuates cults of personality, viral hatreds escalate to violent targeting...

Practices of Pleasure, Joy, and Release

Shawn Van Sluys, Guelph, Canada 

Every generation believes that their struggles in the face of socio-political global upheaval are worse than that of previous eras. Is today’s creeping darkness of rising nationalism, fascist authoritarianism, and vast economic inequality calling for greater social unrest in North...

Essays

What is the Future of Artistic Practices?

Ayumi Goto, Toronto, Canada 
Andrea Fatona, Toronto, Canada 
Skawennati, Montreal, Canada 
Stefan St-Laurent, Gatineau, Canada 
LĂ©uli Eshrāghi,  

Participants of the Primary Colours/Couleurs primaires (PC/Cp) 2017 Gathering were invited to join the roundtable to discuss a particular question that involved reflecting on their own artistic practices, personal histories and experiences, and dissect the challenges/fractures/progress within the current Canadian...

What are the Influences on Art Practices Today?

Sylvia D. Hamilton, Grand Pre, Canada 
Fareen HaQ, Victoria, Canada 
Louis-Karl Picard-Sioui, Wendake, Canada 
Valerie Sing Turner, Vancouver, Canada 
Belle Cheung, Vancouver, Canada 

Participants of the Primary Colours/Couleurs primaires (PC/Cp) 2017 Gathering were invited to join the roundtable to discuss a particular question that involved reflecting on their own artistic practices, personal histories and experiences, and dissect the challenges/fractures/progress within the current Canadian...

Where Do Artistic Practices Come From?

Jamelie Hassan, London, Canada 
Zab Maboungou, MontrĂ©al, Canada 
Alvin Erasga Tolentino, Vancouver, Canada 
Greg Younging, Okanagan, Canada 
Yara El Gladban, Montreal, Canada 

Participants of the Primary Colours/Couleurs primaires (PC/Cp) 2017 Gathering were invited to join the roundtable to discuss a particular question that involved reflecting on their own artistic practices, personal histories and experiences, and dissect the challenges/fractures/progress within the current Canadian...

Los Locos de Cesura

German Andino, Bilbao, Spain 
Jennifer Ávila, Honduras 
Juan MartĂ­nez, El Salvador 

By German Andino, Jennifer Ávila & Juan Martínez; edited by Alberto Arce; illustrations by German Andino; translated by Andrew Hart Part I: Twenty-One Sons of a Gun It’s been a long time since the twenty-one have all gotten together. A...

Roundtables

Flourishing

Aislinn Thomas, Kitchener, Canada 
Maanii Oakes, Toronto, Canada 
Max Ferguson, Toronto, Canada 
Laura Burke, Halifax, Canada 
Salima Punjani, MontrĂ©al, Canada 
Yousef Abdullah Kadoura, Toronto, Canada 
Peter Owusu-Ansah, Toronto, Canada 

(Non)Artistic Practices

Maja Hodoơček, Celje, Slovenia 
Iva Kovač, Rijeka, Croatia 
Ivana Hanaček, Zagreb, Croatia 
Ana KutleĆĄa, Zagreb, Croatia 
KURS, Belgrade, Serbia 
Sherif Rushdy, Rijeka, Croatia 

Foundations and Disruptions

Bradley Cantrell, Charlottesville, United States 
Matthew Claudel, Boston, United States 
Adam Greenfield, London, United Kingdom 
Miriam Ho, Toronto, Canada 
Ruth Jones, Toronto, Canada / Los Angeles, United States 
Fiona McDermott, Dublin, Ireland 
Aisling O'Carroll, London, United Kingdom 
Marie van Zeyl, Toronto, Canada 
David Zielnicki, Vancouver, Canada 

From the Citizens to Their City

Marinella Matejčić, Rijeka, Croatia 
Ana Hoffner, Vienna, Austria 
Ana Opalić, Dubrovnik, Croatia 
Antonija Stojanović Almesberger, Rijeka, Croatia 
MĂłnica Cano AbadĂ­a, Graz, Austria 
Brigita MiloĆĄ, Rijeka, Croatia