Posts tagged “The Democracy Chain”

Eco-Art Actions and What They Can Yield

The following article was originally published in The Democracy Chain in February, 2023. Eco-art actions in museums appear in the media with increasing regularity, including this platform (see DeWitt Cheng, “Performance Politics”). The publicity follows a codified format, typically featuring an image of an activist or activists… +

The Poem that Confounds the Tyrant

Still of “Imagine Picasso’s” interpretation of Pablo Picasso’s “Guernica.” Courtesy of “Imagine Picasso”

In the midst of war — the invasion of Ukraine, an inane attack against democracy, one that challenges Europe’s long stretch of peace and stability — an ArtNet article about Immersive Picasso showed up in my inbox with the unsettling title, “San Francisco’s Immersive… +

The Garden and the Desert and all that Flows Between

Jonas Wood, “Arrested Motion,” 2013, oil and acrylic on canvas

This article was originally published in the December 2021, Issue #6 of The Democracy Chain. I live in a garden. The garden is the pastime of my landlord who spends the warmer months of each year tinkering, inspecting his grounds. The garden keeps him… +