Jad Dahshan

CONTRIBUTIONS

When Subject Matter Is Matter Itself

At the Smart Museum’s biggest exhibition to date, histories are rewritten and new theoretical possibilities opened.

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March 3, 2020

How to Conceal Colonialism at the MCA

At the MCA, Assaf Evron conceals colonial narratives by erasing the sociopolitical and material significance encoded in Jerusalem stone.

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February 14, 2020

The Moon is a Female-Only Zone

In “Females,” Andrea Long Chu offers a universalizing framework for understanding gender, sexuality, and desire.

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January 12, 2020

#BlackGirlMagic: Art Institute of Chicago Acquires New Work

The Art Institute of Chicago recently acquired works by Bisa Butler, Amanda Williams, and Tschabalala Self.

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October 27, 2019

Opening Day: Bread, Butter, and Power

In "Bread, Butter, and Power", Meleko Mokgosi adapts a historically exclusionary European genre painting tradition for a postcolonial, southern African context.

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October 21, 2019

Plein Air

Plein Air's oat milk latte.

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Sept. 22, 2019

Cafe53

Cafe53.

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Sept. 22, 2019

Robust Coffee

Robust coffee.

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Sept. 22, 2019

Florence and the Machine and Its Not-So-Useless Magic

Florence and the Machine mix their mystical, magical, medieval sound with world-weariness at the Huntington Bank Pavilion, speaking out against recent abortion bans in America and scolding toxic masculinity.

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May 28, 2019

florence

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May 29, 2019