Posts Tagged ‘urban’

#Hashtags: Convergences and Displacements

Community assists with evacuation of Townhouse library and archives, April 9, 2016. Photo courtesy Townhouse Gallery.

#Townhouse #Cairo #gentrification #urban #culture #displacement This past week has left the venerable nonprofit Townhouse Gallery shaken. Though the attempted demolition of its building at 10 Nabrawy Street in Cairo has been halted, the gallery is faced with months of work ahead to secure its future. Operating since 1998, Townhouse is known for drawing international artists and thinkers to Egypt, and nurturing an emerging network of[…..]

Summer Reading – Burn the Maps

Emmet Byrne. Illustration for Mn Artists and Walker Art Center, n.d.

Today’s article for our Summer Reading series comes from our friends at Mn Artists. Matthew Fluharty, founder and executive director of Art of the Rural, discusses “the dividing lines between country and city spheres… [and] makes a case for rejecting calcified notions of ‘rural art.’” This article was originally published on July 23, 2015. It is significant that the common image of the country is now an image of[…..]

Fan Mail: Scott Jarrett selects two notable artists each month from the submissions we receive to be featured in our series, Fan Mail. For a chance to have your work appear below, with an article written by one of the DailyServing contributors, please submit a link to your website to, subject: Fan Mail. You could be the next artist in the series! (We will try to contact chosen artists prior to[…..]