Michael Agresta

Michael Agresta, an Austin resident, has written for Slate, the Atlantic and the Wall Street Journal.

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Adiós Utopia, Hello Texas

by | Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 9:39 am CST
Degrees of Separation at the Station Museum in Houston
Art

Lives in Limbo

How activism, art and architecture are bringing the shadowy immigrant detention system into clearer view

“These are public institutions,” Lopez says. “It's taxpayer money. And it's immigration — a national issue. But it's not something that we're having the kind of access to, even just finding out how it's running and how it's working, that we should.” Read More

August 2016 art review Huckaby
Art

Rattling Cages

Dallas artist Sedrick Huckaby’s new work portrays the grief of incarceration for black men and their families.

Dallas artist Sedrick Huckaby’s new work portrays the grief of incarceration for black men and families, exploring the trappings of race and fatherhood. Read More

June 2016 TOC art, Trapped film, abortion rights protest
Culture

‘Trapped’ in the Limelight

The everyday struggles of a San Antonio abortion clinic services director are at the heart of the acclaimed documentary 'Trapped.'

San Antonio clinic director Marva Sadler is at the center of an acclaimed new documentary tracking anti-abortion laws' effects on providers and patients. Read More

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