Ai Weiwei’s Refugee Film Will Stream on Amazon. See what other news we are sharing this week.
By David D’Arcy / The Art Newspaper
The media production arm of the online retailer giant plans to release the documentary theatrically this autumn and stream it online
Human Flow, Ai Weiwei’s first feature film about the global refugee crisis which premieres at the Venice International Film Festival at the end of this month, is due to be released in American theatres this autumn.
By Marianne Eloise / The Dazed
And it’s like a free, slightly terrifying, online exhibit
Photographer Cindy Sherman has made her Instagram, which has been active but private since October, public. Artnet was the first to notice the account, which in many ways is full of new pieces – raising questions of what counts as “art”.
By Sophie Wright / The British Journal of Photography
“Breathing in odour from rotting organic forms was believed to be extremely dangerous to general health. This perfectly relates to contemporary issues of propaganda, post-truth and conflicts with a sociopolitical background,” says the Polish-born photographer
A Janitor Preserves the Seized Belongings of Migrants
By Peter C. Baker / The New Yorker
Tom Kiefer was a Customs and Border Protection janitor for almost four years before he took a good look inside the trash. Every day at work—at the C.B.P. processing center in Ajo, Arizona, less than fifty miles from the border with Mexico—he would throw away bags full of items confiscated from undocumented migrants apprehended in the desert.
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Along with spring, Milan Design Week comes back. If you can’t make it to Italian capital of design for one of the most prestigious events in the world of modern design, here is a quick overview of Polish designers taking part this year. For updates follow the Instagram and Facebook accounts of: Zięta Processdesign, Malafor, Fam Fara, Ende Ceramics, and Witek Golik.