Arielle Julia Brown

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Loud. Black. Resident: A Guest Editorial Series

I began this project  by looking at Black performance in museums. Museums navigate complicated relationships…

Curating In An Era Of Change: A Guest Editorial Series

The past four years, more than any prior within the aughts, have been tremendously trying…

In Conversation With Hiram

I’ve been obsessed with concepts of lineage within the African diaspora  ever since I read…

Alive Someplace Better: EJ Hill’s Horizontal Poetics

EJ Hill lays, prone, on a rectangular, wooden platform in the second-floor gallery space of…

A Letter To Marlon Riggs

Dear Marlon, I wanted to write to you, in light of your film work and…

The Provocation Of Ambiguity And Agency

On a pitch-black stage, a single spotlight shines on a tall, thin woman clad in…

At The High Museum, Basquiat’s Star Still Shines Brightly

“…[T]his requires a hip-hop sensibility to the extent that codes artistically arranged are the hallmark…

“Why Ain’t There No [Sisters] On The Wall?”

Sometimes, when I look up the photographers behind the credits of my favorite magazines, newspapers,…

The Poetics Of Wangechi Mutu’s Hybrid Human

Violence is a force exerted with intent to destabilize. It’s often described in congruence with…

To You, From Me // Meditations On The Poetics Of Revolution: A Letter To Kerry James Marshall

I. I don’t subscribe to transcendental notions, generally. I like for things to be firmly…