We discuss the trend of photographing modern ruins and whether it exposes viewers to a world they may never see, or exploits a city's dissent. And, the new play Invasion! stirs up conversation about the politics of racial profiling.
Theaster Gates is Chicago. In a city full of artists of a variety of different artistic practices, Gates rises above the rest to create multidisciplinary works that speak to the spirit, anxieties, and troubles of Chicago itself.