“ISIS are good fighters, but we fucked them,” Yusuf Halap said in fluent English.
Journalist Patrick Hilsman and I were sitting with Yusuf and two other young media activists in the Bab al Salam camp for internally displaced Syrians, a hundred yards south of the Turkish border. Bab al Salam houses 20,000 refugees, mostly women and children. Under dusty tarps, these refugees live in horrid conditions. Barefoot kids play next to rivers of sewage. Preventable diseases flourish.
– VICE: Caught Between ISIS and Assad by Molly Crabapple
“This is What a Sculpture Looks Like”
group show at Postmasters Gallery, featuring Molly Crabapple
There are too many painting shows.
There aren’t enough sculpture shows.
Postmasters is fixing that.
Featuring the work of sixteen artists.
54 Franklin Street
New York City, 10013
June 14th – August 2nd, 2014
Opening reception Saturday, June 14th 5:30-8pm
Read more at: www.postmastersart.com
Writer after writer took the stage. Silver with passion, they spoke of the Organization’s work in Turkey and China. They showed a film about imprisoned Uighur journalist Ilham Tohti. I cried as his teen daughter spoke.
World-renowned authors talked of freedom. So did Nadya Tolokonnikova and Maria (Masha) Alyokhina, formerly of Pussy Riot.
No one said a word about Cecily McMillan.
– Vanity Fair: From Pussy Riot to Snowden: the Dissident Fetish by Molly Crabapple
Molly will be involved in painting art murals on the school walls.
For more information and the option to donate, click here.
In April, Molly Crabapple created a series of murals for the interior of Kitty’s Canteen, a new restaurant in the Lower East Side, NYC. The largest integrated her designs on over thirty feet of decadent gold De Gournay wallpaper. All photos by Najva Sol
Donald Trump’s hair should not be.
It sits on his head like a soufflé, both airy and solid, as improbable as any building to which he’s given his name. In Dubai, I get to inspect Trump from all angles. His hair is otherworldly, but his face is more easily dissected. It’s tangerine, save two pale circles around his eyes.
Ivanka looks perfect, however. Even when her mouth is a moue of hate.
I am sitting two scant yards from Trump père et fille at a media briefing for the Trump International Golf Course, which is being built by the Emirati firm DAMAC Properties in conjunction with Donald Trump Townhouses and Villas. Trump has promised it will be the greatest golf course in the world.
Ivanka is angry because I asked a real question. In Dubai, this can land you in jail.
– VICE: I Confronted Donald Trump in Dubai by Molly Crabapple
Here is Molly’s cover art for Subterranean Press’s limited edition of John Scalzi’s novella, Unlocked. Only 1,500 signed & numbered copies are being produced. Preorder yours here.