• Issue
  • Jan 01, 2023

Public Domain: Struggling Against the Elements

Installation view of BHARTI KHER’s Ancestor (2022) at Central Park, New York. Photo by Nicholas Knight. Courtesy the Public Art Fund, New York. 

As natural disasters wreaked havoc across the globe, communities came together to share aid and provide relief. Following the eruption of submarine volcano Hunga Tonga–Hunga Ha’apai on January 14, the art organization TBA21-Academy encouraged donations to the online campaign for Tonga launched by the athlete Pita Taufatofua and the International Red Cross.