In Conversation with Angie Pittman by Joe Tolbert Jr.
By Joe Tolbert Jr.
Leaning at the Dossier Charrette stages the peculiar position that Black women occupy in the brutal imagination of this country. A society that still tries to keep Black women relegated to the status of the captive body, mere flesh to be acted upon instead of seeing them as human beings who think and feel.
Alive Someplace Better: EJ Hill’s Horizontal Poetics
By Amber Officer-Narvasa
For the next three months, he will lie here, silent and nearly motionless, during the hours that the museum is open. As I look down at him, illuminated with the purple glow of the lights, I can’t help but think of this as an acutely haunted performance. He will get up at the end of the day, rise, and go home to ready himself for another day. But in this moment, the image of him calls to mind all the other prostrate bodies, the bodies of my Black brothers and sisters, who will never rise.