Within this rich survey of 1990s ephemera is an homage to the modes of communication that forged community and identity prior to the internet.
Isabel Ling is a writer and researcher originally from the Bay Area, who is currently based in Brooklyn. Her work has also appeared in publications like The Outline, Eater, and The Verge. You can find her on Twitter.
Commemorating the Life of Christina Yuna Lee
with her name, penetrate earth’s floor remembers the Korean-American creative producer who was murdered in Lower Manhattan at age 35.
Looking to the Future of Art Restitution
For many people and organizations,restitution is simply the beginning of a long fight for cultural heritage and the right to remember.
Gleefully Voyeuristic, Sara Cwynar Invites Us to Spy on the Workings of Consumerism
Amidst the frenzy of accelerated consumption and existential doom, Glass Life provides a lucid meditation on how and why we consume.
Joke’s On You: New Red Order Parodies Society’s Deepest Settler Desires
Rest assured settlers, in NRO’s Indigenous future, “there is a place for you.”
Wielding Time and Text, Tiffany Sia Documents Hong Kong’s Resistance
Slippery When Wet evokes the sociopolitical pressure-cooker that has manufactured Hong Kong’s culture of protest.
Salman Toor’s Dreamy Scenes Imagine the Queer, South Asian Everyday
Toor’s long-awaited Whitney debut shapes a new narrative, one that
centers the brown, queer body.
Dominique Fung’s Tongue-in-Cheek Rejections of the Orientalist Gaze
In Relics and Remains, Fung’s portraits reframe East Asiatic femininity, prompting the viewer to interrogate the tropes of Orientalism.