Relevant
Relevant Feed
Bringing context to the space between culture and technology.
1318 Members
See All
We'll be adding more communities soon!
© 2019 Relevant Protocols Inc.
Phalanges and metacarpals: These are bones of the fingers and hands that Trump has used to tweet tirades against black and brown people and to retweet Nazi sympathizers, including, twice, an account called @WhiteGenocideTM with a photo of the founder of the American Nazi Party. Mandible and maxilla: These are the jawbones that Trump has used to denounce Mexican immigrants as “criminals, drug dealers, rapists,” not to mention to refuse to criticize the Ku Klux Klan. ...Read More
"We are still living in the wake of slavery," says Paul Gardullo, director of the Center for the Study of Global Slavery at the National Museum of African American History and Culture and a member of the Slave Wrecks Project that was involved in the search for Clotilda. “We continue ...Read More
Looking at these results, I find it interesting that a plurality (if not an outright majority) of people view healthcare/education/climate/infrastructure/inequality as key issues that necessitate reform within the next 30 years. At the same time, current policy proposals to address these issues are not taken seriously, or worse, are painted Studies like this expose the gap of political representation in America. We are hamstrung by both parties’ willingness to acquiesce to capital and paint mainstream views as fringe lunacy in a cynical effort to maintain the status quo. ...Read More
Holland Cotter, NYT's art critic, delivers a comprehensive review of the 2019 Whitney Biennial, with a focus on young artists from across the country with commentary about the influence of politics. He provides a link to all the artists work he mentions in his review. Bravo!
“Photography is not just a system of calibrating light, but a technology of subjective decisions.” From the Shirley card and Kodak Gold film to dual skin tone color-balancing algorithms, Sarah Lewis studies how unconscious bias is built into imaging technology.
"America is regressing to have the economic and political structure of a developing nation, an MIT economist has warned. Peter Temin says the world's’ largest economy has roads and bridges that look more like those in Thailand and Venezuela than those in parts of Europe."
"So the Dakota people basically saw something that looked like a monument to their massacre. Then it turns out that the garden is located on [historic] Dakota land. So you couldn’t have a better test case of white ignorance in one place." — Sam Durant