Month: May 2016

  • Interview: Cecilia Alemani

    Interview: Cecilia Alemani

    With Frieze New York now open, the curator of the fair’s Projects and director of the public art program for the High Line talks about all that went into organizing this year’s program, the challenges of site-specificity, and the delicate balance of entertainment and education.   Last year, Aki Sasamoto’s project Coffee/Tea (2015), a 3-D personality test, worked particularly well for me because […]

  • Of Gentrifiers and Rice

    Of Gentrifiers and Rice

    Review of “CLAPBACK 2.Gently Weeps” at Sleep Center (9 Monroe Street Basement, New York, NY 10002, USA), Feb 28–Mar 13, 2016 The familiar story of gallery-led gentrification in New York took a fetishistic turn with its latest expansion to Chinatown. Look no further than i-D’s romanticization of “garbage-laden streets” in a profile of the area’s […]