A multimedia collage layering digital artwork, vintage tv ads, and film clips explores my creative process and critiques the representation of women in the mid-twentieth century, all to Astrud Gilberto's iconic bossa nova beat.
What are the ethical implications of an artist’s choice to portray their own protagonist in film and television? A comparative analysis of Woody Allen’s portrayal of Isaac Davis in "Manhattan" and Lena Dunham’s portrayal of Hannah Horvath in "Girls."
I remember burying the seeds every time I ate an apple. They never grew into apple trees. I remember going to the airport for fun.
I remember, on Thompson Street, the moment they called the 2020 presidential race. I remember the way my childhood home smelled when it was completely empty.
Writing and research from Shatima Jones's interdisciplinary seminars, “(De)Tangling the Business of Black Women’s Hair” and “Black Experiences in Literature, Movies, and Television,” published in honor of Black History Month, 2021.
The second installment of "A Seat at Our Table," featuring “Modeling Race” by Netanya Ronn, “Redefining Black Beauty” by Tatyana Tandanpolie, “Blackness and Colorism in Kenya Barris’s Productions” by Britney Agyen, “Pelo Bueno/Pelo Malo” by Melany Canela, and “White Parents, Black Hair" by Rachel Goulston.