Mel Chin’s Media Hacks and Conceptual Beauty

Exhibition poster for Mel Chin - "REMATCH" at the New Orleans Museum of Art (2014) (via noma.org)

Exhibition poster for Mel Chin – “REMATCH” at the New Orleans Museum of Art (2014) (via noma.org)

NEW ORLEANS — Considering that one of Mel Chin‘s most audacious works appeared before an audience of millions on network television over a two-year period, it’s curious that he’s not more of a household name.

That piece, “In the Name of the Place” (1995–1997), ran during the original primetime…

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