Mapping Out “Refugee Modernism” at the Venice Biennale

VENICE, Italy — Accessible virtually and dispersed throughout the Venice Biennale’s fairgrounds, the Yiddishland Pavilion highlights a contemporary Yiddish visual culture that may be best defined as the inheritance of refugee modernism(s) of the early to the mid-20th century. Yiddishland was physically present throughout the biennale during its opening days, where visitors could encounter a … Read more

Memories of a Refugee Camp Inspire a Graphic Designer

CLAREMONT, CA — Sahara: Acts of Memory, on view at the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, explores how graphic design can transform the way we understand and relate to others. Split between two galleries, the exhibition reinterprets the experiences of graphic designer Amir Berbić, who, with his parents and younger brother, spent over … Read more