"American Sniper" not only espouses a tired “good vs. evil” narrative, but in altering, omitting, and fabricating aspects of the Iraq War, it perpetuates a chronology in which the nuances and complexities of the war are rendered null and void.
A program to begin addressing the fundamental injustices that have afflicted people of African descent in America since the arrival of European pioneers in the New World.
On the rifts between ethics-of-place environmentalism and other social and cultural issues, including postcolonialism
How did trance-possession, an act traditionally praised for its practical utility and transcendent powers across sub-Saharan Africa, come to epitomize heresy?
Apparently, women only had one shot at innocence and overall agency, and Eve had already thrown it away.
Like a banner at a rally, or a poster advocating for revolution, the art created by the Yoruba people is meant to have life and to be used, whether that function is practical, didactic, ritual, or all of the above.
Mendieta’s work is a call to neither only empathy nor only imagination; it implicates the audience as both co-agents and co-artists through participation.
The art industry is currently controlled and manipulated by the modern day “dandy” and their hunger for conspicuous consumption.
a compromise between the conscious and unconscious brought about in a situation in which something desired is out of reach