Donald Trump, leader in the GOP bid for US Presidency, theorizes that autism is caused by vaccines, and that this belief informs his platform regarding public health and disability issues. Autism, its imagined causes and its relation to various social issues, is up for national debate—but actual autistic individuals are never included in the conversation. Advocates for disability justice are marginalized by the U.S. public sphere, while their identities are scrutinized and co-opted by individuals… [read more »]
After the release of his earth-shattering &&&&& last year, Arca teamed up with visual artist Jesse Kanda to present a mystifying audio-visual experience at MoMA PS1 which left everyone TRAUMAtized. The first scene of the film, part of a longer project titled TRAUMA, is now available for you to stream in the discomfort of your own home. Next time you’re conducting a candlelit seance or taking a dark oath with some friends, make sure you have TRAUMA projected on a wall.