Conceptual artist Zhao Rongjie brings the psychedelia of spore prints to film in an hypnotic visual collage of rare mycelia and symbolic natural (and unnatural) soundscapes.
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ArtsEverywhere is a platform for artistic experimentation and exploration of the fault lines of modern society.
This series holds a collection of articles by artists and writers who share the ways in which their practices, communities, and experiences engage with the complex and contradictory notion of care.
This series on queer language gathers personal stories, linguistic histories, creative writing, and cultural narratives that gesture toward the realization of an internationalist solidarity infused with the struggles, histories, desires, and exuberances of queer life and language everywhere.
ArtsEverywhere proudly presents "The Roads of Yemoja," a multidisciplinary project documenting the travels of a Yoruba deity from West Africa to Cuba during the Transatlantic slave trade for the Fay Chiang Fellowship in Artistic Journalism.
The pandemic becomes inspiration as Chinese artist Zhao Rongjie focuses her two-decade-long Breathing project on the natural world in a ground-breaking blend of documentary film, conceptual art, and field work in the mountains of southwest China.
An ArtsEverywhere-supported project that provides refugees living in Bidi Bidi settlement, West Nile, Uganda with equipment, expertise, and a platform to share their stories with the world.
A series by artists whose work travels between physical, social, and metabolic bodies, to create intimate art-life ritual responses to the text, Co-sensing with Radical Tenderness.
Long Hauling is a series of essays highlighting the stories of “long COVID” survivors and community efforts to use the lessons learned from other viruses to provide care for patients during the early months of the outbreak and into the uncertainties of late-pandemic years.
A series of educational workshops and creative gatherings in the urban gardens and squats of Borikén presented in collaboration with local artists, scientists, farmers, healers, and community activists.
A series of dispatches from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, documenting the social, political, and environmental impacts of Transistmico, a planned interoceanic railway corridor to rival the Panama Canal.
This series asks how writing and reading can become the site of politics, especially for those excluded from state politics (such as prisoners, refugees, or children).
A collection of artistic works that show the broad range of contemporary practices in the world today.
Investigative reports on the relationship of geographic proximity/isolation to social justice, human rights, and public policy in under-reported locations around the world.
As COVID-19 travel restrictions in 2020 brought our international projects to a halt, ArtsEverywhere commissioned artists, writers, and activists to explore parallels and intersectionality between the varied experiences of social distancing and quarantine.
Growing up in a country littered by the detritus of war, rural Laotians in the most heavily-bombed regions set off into the jungles to harvest unexploded ordnance that could either transform their family’s economic future or seal a terrible fate.
In the mountains of southwest China, conceptual artist and director Zhao Rongjie meets a husband and wife team of mushroom hunters who welcome her into their home and introduce her to a simpler, antiquated world of physical labour, spiritual inheritance, and symbiosis with nature.
In early November 2021, thousands of global environmental and climate justice activists gathered in Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th annual convention on climate change to demand for an energy transformation and the health of the world’s most vulnerable communities.
What does it mean to be ‘in community’? How do we do this in the day to day and in the contexts of multiple pandemics, settler colonialism, racism, sexism, the war on drugs, economic inequity, homophobia? What does it mean to create a collective that sustains and moves to act?
Mavi Veloso’s queer trans language is always in flux, twisting Brazilian Portuguese and English phrases into new contortions that coat the tongue in a queer kind of gloss. Listen as she performs an essay-poem (or something like that). Supplemented by a queer abécédaire.
Our projects are community-led creative and social justice initiatives rooted in deep, personal connections and rigorous local storytelling. We publish work from the projects as part of their related Series.