In South Africa, approximately 500,000 rapes, murders and beatings are committed against women every year.1 Many of these are carried out against black lesbian women, including hate crimes and practices of ‘corrective rape’.2 Zanele Muholi is a South African visual activist and creator of Inkanyiso, an activist platform that exposes the realities of black LGBTI individuals in South Africa. This month, she’s in New York as part of Brooklyn Museum’s Isibonelo/Evidence show, travelling with three… [read more »]
This New Year’s Eve, DIS was invited to create performance installation for Ryan Trecartin’s multi-level, multi-platform party #hi11. Preëmpting next-day water cooler chatter about the party, DIS brought the office and entertainment together for a hyperlinked headstart in the refresh_forum, presenting Exotic Vertical Integration with dancers Josiah and Breezelle. More info on the party at http://2240hill.com.