• Rist and Beyonce

    Smashing Windows: Beyoncé’s Lemonade, Intersectional Feminism, and Black Empowerment

    Never shy about her political stance, Beyonce openly endorsed candidate Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, making clear her belief that the future is female. Her album Lemonade, which Beyoncé produced the same year and complemented with powerful video content, illustrates her feminist stance through explicitly political, but also personal references. One of the most memorable scenes from Lemonade…

  • Closing 3.12.11: By Chance, A Video Show

    The IFA’s own Jason Varone has work in an exhibition curated by Peter Campus at NYU’s 80WSE galleries. The galleries are at 80 Washington Sq. East, between West 4th Street and Washington Place. Take a look before the show closes on March 12! The online catalogue for By Chance, A Video Show includes essays by Kathleen MacQueen, John Hanhardt and…

  • Christian Marclay’s The Clock

    “Somehow this suggests that the cinema offers an illusive or temporary escape from physical dissolution. The false immortality of the film gives the viewer an illusion of control over eternity – but ‘the superstars’ are fading.” – Robert Smithson After having debuted last fall at White Cube in London to a torrent of critical acclaim and popular fanfare, Christian Marclay’s…