Chila Kumari Burman was raised by East Indians who emigrated to the impoverished Bootle district of Liverpool in the '50s. She was taught early and young to look for identity between the cracks of culture.
Burman uses memorabilia from her past -- shards of humor, pain, and the unexplained -- to
As an inquisitive woman with a critical eye, and as a member of the Chinese Communist Party who portrayed its flaws in her fiction, Ding Ling found herself in a precarious position. Her progressive vision moved her to both revere and criticize the Communist Party -- her critiques earned her ten years
Silicone cyborgs with missing organs and limbs, towering balloon monuments, and sequin-encrusted dead fish? These are just a few of the works created by Lee Bul, a Korean artist with a taste for odd materials and a love of interactive art. Lee has a highly nuanced approach to her projects. Behind eve