Ellis’s paintings are spring-loaded with overlapping references to film and television, current events, art and cartoons.
‘Genetic Automata’ at London’s Arts Catalyst uses video games, emoji and Darwin to reveal falsehoods around race and intellect
A new book traces the role of the black model in art history from the 19th century to today
Anthony Ekundayo Lennon, born to Irish parents but describes himself as ‘mixed-heritage’, won a theatre job meant to go to a BAME applicant
At the end of July, the footballer announced his resignation from the German national football team – why?
A new film uses a sculpture by the late Donald Rodney to reflect on the many tales of race and class that are etched on the skin
Why the sportswear corporation built a brand philosophy premised on personal transcendence and social justice
The LA-based artist’s videos, sculptures and photographs frame public drinking as an issue of gender, race and class
A short story by novelist Wayétu Moore in response to Charles White
Is the lack of social mobility in the arts due to a self-congratulatory conviction that the sector represents the solution rather than the problem?
A new report suggests that women, people from working-class backgrounds and BAME workers all face significant exclusion
The artist's layered, tender paintings consider the history of being seen and touched by black women
US true crime series Unsolved takes two formative pop cultural events to explore their concealed human stories and systemic narratives
The limits of multidisciplinarity: from Adrian Piper to the 10th Berlin Biennale
From credit scores to algorithmic policing, Jackie Wang’s Carceral Capitalism reveals technocracy as not merely analytical, but predictive
On losing faith in generalism, learning to listen and embracing doubt
Inverting the gaze: real life biography, game play fantasy and Frantz Fanon combine in the British artist’s films
Ways of talking about race and appropriation: Claudia Rankine, Hannah Black and Tate Modern’s ‘Black Art, Black Power’ conference
David Goldblatt discusses representation, censorship and his decision to remove his archive from the University of Cape Town
Curator Raphael Gygax brings together eleven artists from eight countries for this year’s Frieze Projects