Gervais Marsh

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Being Otherwise: Notes on Black Feminist Relationality in Sola Olulode’s Where the Ocean Meets the Beach*

“A woman who loves other women, sexually and/or non-sexually. Appreciates and prefers women’s culture, women’s…

Steve McQueen at the Tate Modern: Cinematics of Touch, Flesh, and Embodiment

Steve McQueen’s seven-minute, ironically titled Static (2009) is the first of fourteen works I encounter…

Two Black women stand in the street. One, filmmaker Ja'Tovia Gary, wears a red scarf as she holds a micrphone in front of the woman wearing a yellow coat. The woman wearing the yellow coat is preparing to answer a question.
Visualizing Refusal: Ja’Tovia Gary’s Acts of Care

The bass in Alice Coltrane’s 1971 song “Journey in Satchidananda” provides the pulse to black-and-white…

Image of artist Dozie Kanu. Kanu's eyes are closed as he poses serenely against a backdrop of trees. He is wearing a black collared shirt.
Dozie Kanu’s Sculptures Create an Ambiguous Visual Vocabulary

How does one go beyond the confines of iconography to produce a new visual language…

005_POWER.TRANSFORM=ROTATE(180DEG).EXE, the game THE CHAMBER SERIES #10.5

shawné michaelain holloway, Evan Ifekoya, and sidony o’neal come together around shared practices of engaging…

Melanin-o-phonic Space or, The Speaker Body As Totem

shawné michaelain holloway, Evan Ifekoya, and sidony o’neal come together around shared practices of engaging…

A Topology of Infinity and Internal Alchemy

shawné michaelain holloway, Evan Ifekoya, and sidony o’neal come together around shared practices of engaging…

A Letter from an Arts Worker: DeLana Dameron-John

  Dear Jess, I am at my writing desk this rainy Wednesday morning, before the…

Kara Walker’s Sainthood

What can satisfy the souls of bodies that are imprinted with pain so deep it…

Curating In An Era Of Change: In Conversation With Stephanie Cunningham

Ashley Stull Meyers:  Let’s take it from the top and hear a little bit about…