reviews

  • Gordon Parks, Invisible Man Retreat, Harlem, New York, 1952, gelatin silver print, 24 × 20". From “Something (you can’t see, on the other side, of a wall from this side) casts a shadow.”

    “Something (you can’t see, on the other side, of a wall from this side) casts a shadow

    SOMArts

    In recent years, and in successive waves, San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) district has been transformed from an industrial zone inhabited by large working-class and transient populations to a “revitalized” commercial and cultural hub filled with upscale condos and dot-com offices. Shortly after Airbnb opened its new headquarters there last year, city officials forcibly removed homeless encampments under the freeway overpasses that crisscross the neighbor-hood. Less than a block away at SOMArts, one of the city’s few surviving nonprofit art spaces, independent curator Juana Berrío recently

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