ARTS + DESIGN Economic violence: the most socially acceptable form of racism photo: Ryan Stevenson Jun 24, 2020 / Paul Rucker In April 2018, I flew to Vancouver, Canada, for my first TED Conference. As a TED Fellow, I had the opportunity to give both a talk and a cello performance. … Continue readingIdeas.Ted.com
More at: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/09/arts/richmond-contemporary-art-institute.html Designed to explore contemporary art’s power to catalyze change, the inaugural exhibit will feature many site-specific works by 33 emerging and established artists from Richmond and around the globe, including Paul Rucker. His site-specific installation “Storm in the Time of Shelter,” an … Continue readingNew Contemporary Art Institute Reverberates in Richmond’s Historic Landscape – The New York Times
A “missed opportunity.”
Those were the words of artist Paul Rucker, talking about York College’s decision to bar the public from viewing his exhibit “REWIND” at the college’s gallery in Wolf Hall.
And it is. The exhibit contains powerful images that could offend some people or disturb others. That’s the point. The exhibit addresses racial injustice in the United States, from slavery to Jim Crow to Ferguson, Baltimore and elsewhere. … Continue readingYDR Editorial Board – College’s handling of art exhibit disappointing (editorial)