In the first of a series of posts leading up to the release of Molly’s upcoming memoir, Drawing Blood, we’d like to share with you an image from the book with some of the accompanying text: We walked through … Continue reading
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Launched in 2009, Project NIA is an advocacy, organizing, popular education, research, and capacity-building center with the long-term goal of ending youth incarceration. This week Aug 24-28, anyone who contributes $25 or more to the fundraiser will receive an 11 … Continue reading
“Old Hebron is honey-stoned and blue-doored—the sort of charming Mediterranean labyrinth that, in another universe, would be full of obnoxious tour groups. But thanks to the occupation, it’s scarred by gates, concrete barriers, barbed wire, and checkpoints. A souk where … Continue reading
Yesterday, the widely read Italian newspaper, La Lettura, republished an open letter Molly had written to Lena Dunham, in response to her signing of a petition against Amnesty Internationals recommendations to decriminalize sex work. If you haven’t had a chance to read … Continue reading
As a benefit and tribute to the late comic book writer/photographer Seth Kushner, a set of 13 collectors’ cards have been published to benefit Seth’s wife and son. Each card features one of his portraits of top New York … Continue reading
“The Syrian air force has a habit of following their first barrel bomb with a second. People say this is to kill first responders. (The government still denies that it uses barrel bombs.) Despite this, the crowd did not … Continue reading
The elaborate mythology of racial difference created to sustain American slavery persists today. Slavery did not end in 1865, it evolved. #SlaveryEvolved The legacy of slavery can be seen in the presumption of guilt and dangerousness assigned to African Americans, … Continue reading
“Nearly a year after the end of Protective Edge, little has changed in Shujaiya. A few houses have been patched up, but many more are nothing but rubble. Piles of prescriptions fluttered in front of the destroyed Ministry of … Continue reading
Excerpts from Broken Windows will be on view at the Musée de la main in Lausanne, Switzerland for their year long exhibit on VIOLENCES. Full brochure and events schedule available here.
Show Me The Money: The Image of Finance, 1700 to the Present The latest film from the AHRC looks at ‘Show Me The Money’ – a new exhibition which charts how the financial world has been imagined in art, illustration, … Continue reading
“Politicians love to bray that ‘illegal aliens’ are bleeding America. But the real leeches are the private prison companies who rake in billions in taxpayer money to ruin immigrants’ lives — including those with the legal papers to live and … Continue reading
The Molly Crabapple store now includes vibrant 5×3″ vinyl stickers of the red Fuck You print design, created by the fine people at Sticker App! Sticker App creates custom stickers of all sizes and graciously sponsored us for this first … Continue reading
Rikers seems an unlikely destination for perhaps the most important citizen journalist of the last year. But though the video Orta shot was shared around the world, he stayed right where he was, a young, working-class Latino man in Staten … Continue reading
In May 2013, Monica Jones, a student and LGBT activist at Arizona State University, was arrested for “manifesting prostitution.” Monica said she just accepted an undercover officer’s offer of a ride home from her favorite bar. Monica is among the … Continue reading
ZEITOUNA is a creative therapy and physical wellness program designed to inspire and heal the youngest victims of the Syrian humanitarian crisis: the children. Watch the Zeitouna Video Karam Foundation’s Innovative Education programs counters these traumatic factors by … Continue reading
DANGEROUS LINES: CARTOONISTS AND OTHER SUBVERSIVES P A N E L I S T S GARRY TRUDEAU, the new George Polk Career achievement winner JULES FEIFFER, prize-winning cartoonist, author, and playwright DJANGO GOLD, senior writer for The Onion MOLLY CRABAPPLE, … Continue reading
As of 2013, there were 80,000 men and women in solitary confinement in the United States, some of them as young as 14 years old. In this illustrated op-ed video, artist Molly Crabapple explains the psychological and physical trauma suffered … Continue reading
Leila Heller Gallery 568 West 25th Street, New York, NY 6-7:30pm free entry
Scenes from Daily Life Inside ISIS-Controlled Mosul || Vanity Fair Molly Crabapple sketches a source’s descriptions and images of life in Mosul, an Iraqi city transformed under militant control.
Molly recently spoke with Longform. Stream or download the podcast here.
Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. Her memoir, Drawing Blood, will be published by HarperCollins in December 2015. Called "An emblem of the way art can break out of the gilded gallery" by the New Republic, she has drawn in Guantanamo Bay, Abu Dhabi's migrant labor camps, and with rebels in Syria. Crabapple is a contributing editor for VICE, and has written for publications including The New York Times, Paris Review, and Vanity Fair. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.
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