Essays

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…

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A Reflection on Discourse, Disruption, and Latinidad in Miami

Before I moved to Miami last year, I ran around New York researching the studio…

White Skin, Black Masks

Originally on view at Chisenhale Gallery in London, England, Autoportrait is a film, in four…

The Body and The Parable Opera

  For several days before the Parable of the Sower Opera, I get flashes of…

The imagination of Jennifer Harge’s Choreography

On an unusually cold Spring evening in Detroit, I parked my car in front of…

Leni Riefenstahl, the Master

There are multiple parts to the process of assessing the aesthetic quality of a photograph.…

On Cecile Emeke and the conditions of Black Cultural Production

Cecile Emeke’s aesthetic decisions as a filmmaker have been provocative, bold, and often profound, playing…

Looking back at 2017

2017 is almost over. Thank God. It’s been a hard, weird year hasn’t it friends? And…

Unburdening the Object

  “How do you begin to unburden an object bound to nothing when you too…