I am fascinated by how much Americans seem to be okay with knowing there is dangerous chemicals everywhere and even not knowing necessarily what ingredients are in their food. My cheese ingredients should say something like “aged-milk”, not stuff like “Thiamine Mono-nitrate or “Xanthan Gum”, or other names of things
Imagine gathering in a city square to mourn the death of a beloved political leader. Days later, you participate in active political protests here, and eventually these demonstrations get increasingly intense. This causes the leader of your country to order arrests and massacre of your fellow demonstrators. After this, you
Remember when marijuana was legalized in California and that was considered a controversy? Ha, yeah so now according to an article by Aaron Kase in Vice, “Monterrey-area medical marijuana advocate Kevin Saunders and his fiancée, Kitty Merchant, filed a ballot initiative with the state attorney general this past August that
Since the days of Tony Hawk and the Bones Brigade, skateboarding has taken the counter-culture, younger generations’ interests by force. The sport itself is so unsafe that it is legally considered a “hazardous recreational activity” and is thus regulated in many states and counties. The main concern regards the liability
In 1999, Chris Ofili’s The Holy Virgin Mary gained controversy where it showed a black-descendant Virgin Mary surrounded in elephant feces and pornographic images in the background. New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani expressed outraged and threatened to cease funding of the Brooklyn Museum where the painting was being held.
Performance art often skirts the line between criminal and art and Milo Moiré was a little too much on the criminal side and was arrested by the London police for public indecency. Moiré’s newest work, Mirror Box, allowed the public to touch her breast and vagina in this mirror box
Doris Salcedo is a Columbian artist whose works focuses primarily on her life experiences from growing up in Columbia. Many of her influences come from growing up in the political turmoil and losing many family members and loved ones due to the turmoil. Her art often times appears to be