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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…

a coupling of drawings that are pinned to a wall. they are oval shaped with the bottom half completely covered in black so that you cannot see the bottom half of the oval.
A Grammar for Black Interior Art

Black Interior Art [ Black – always with a capital “B”] [Interior – the inner,…

Wayfinding: Parts 2 + 3

The following essay is an excerpt of Chloë Bass’ project WAYFINDING, currently on view in St.…

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…

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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…