Lafayette Anticipation associate curator Anna Colin talks to artist Tyler Coburn about Ergonomic Futures, a speculative project engaged with art, design, science, anthropology and writing. In this interview, Coburn discusses the research, production process and network of collaborators of a multilayered project ultimately concerned with the futures of humankind. Anna Colin: When one comes across your museum seats Ergonomic Futures (2016—) in contemporary art exhibitions—and soon in natural history, fine art, and anthropology museums—they look… [read more »]
Today, the Guardian released a short film by human rights organization Reprieve and director Asif Kapadia, showing Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) being force-fed according to Guantánamo Bay’s operating procedures. Currently, over 100 detainees at Guantánamo are hunger striking in protest of their continued imprisonment, and at least 40 are being force-fed while in confinement.
WARNING: THE VIDEO BELOW CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT DEPICTING TORTURE.