Creative Time Reports: Subtlety Series
Commemorating Kara Walker’s historic project, Creative Time Reports features poetry, prose and illustrations related to the exhibition’s central themes, from five innovative and internationally renowned writers and artists.
Edwidge Danticat: The Price of Sugar
Award-winning Haitian-American novelist Edwidge Danticat explores labor conditions on contemporary sugar plantations in the Dominican Republic.
Ricardo Cortés: The Act of Whitening
Illustrator and writer Ricardo Cortés limns the association between sugar, the slave labor of its historic manufacture, and the Delft-themed iconography of its early distributors, in a series of drawings.
Shailja Patel: Unpour
The acclaimed Kenyan writer and performer Shailja Patel examines the ethical and racialized implications of refining sugar.