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July/August 2013

In this issue we hear from committed artists in their own words. Sundus Abdul Hadi discusses art and identity in the context of the Iraq War and Arab diaspora. Justseeds artists reflect on the role of collectivity, empathy, and method in political art. Christi Belcourt offers a personal essay on the colonial dynamics of naming in Canada. Laura Stewart opens us to the wonders of a devalorized ecosystem. And Randy Lundy publishes a new poem, “Son,” certain to be anthologized for years to come. In the Parting Shot, art historian Daniel Spaulding asks what is to be done about the state of art within 21st-century capitalism.

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