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Haitian Voodoo in Brooklyn, Taken from “Voodoo: Truth and Fantasy” by Laënnec Hurbon. (Reminds me of my Pentecostal upbringing, strangely. Black White, Black Art, Religion In Africa, Voodoo Hoodoo, Southern Gothic, Orisha, Evil Spirits, African History, Gods And Goddesses


Haitian Voodoo in Brooklyn, Taken from “Voodoo: Truth and Fantasy” (1995) by Laënnec Hurbon.

Noughts & Crosses: Peaky Blinders star Jack Rowan to lead BBC alternate reality drama adapted from the award-winning Malorie Blackman novel of the same title. Helen Baxendale will also star in the dystopian series. Peaky Blinders Season 5, Bbc Drama, Bbc One, White People, The Guardian, Good News, Tv Shows, Novels, It Cast

'I want viewers to feel uncomfortable': why race drama Noughts + Crosses is must-see TV

Based on Malorie Blackman’s hit novels, BBC One’s new drama is a modern-day Romeo and Juliet about love in a world of black supremacy. Its stars, and Blackman, explain its significance

To See and to Know; Future Lovers: Toyin Ojih Odutola Outlaw Star, Black Figure, Art Articles, Storyboard Artist, Mirror Painting, Whitney Museum, Fictional World, Identity Art, Ancient Civilizations

Artist Toyin Ojih Odutola: 'I’m interested in how power dynamics play out'

Ahead of a new Barbican show, the visual artist discusses being a ‘weird, creative type’ and why moving to Alabama made her question everything

Panteha-Abareshi-artwork Hip Replacement, Art Articles, Health Anxiety, Under My Skin, Coping Mechanisms, Chronic Illness, What Is Like, Thought Provoking, Short Film

Panteha Abareshi illustrates chronic illness in the age of health anxiety | gal-dem

These evocative works chart the 20-year-old Panteha Abareshi's relationship with her body, and the ableist ideas of what it means to function

a still from the show’s centrepiece, Theaster Gates’s film Dance of Malaga. Liverpool Docks, Film Dance, Black Magazine, Art Articles, Historical Quotes, Effigy, The Conjuring, American Artists, Sculpting

Theaster Gates: Amalgam review – memorial to America’s island of shame

The American artist uses music, installations and film in a moving monument to the fate of a post-slavery community in offshore Maine

Theaster Gates: Amalgam – Exhibition at Tate Liverpool Liverpool John Moores University, Birmingham City University, Installation Art, Art Installations, Blackboard Chalk, Film Dance, Richard Long, Art Articles, Interactive Art

Theaster Gates review – a shocking lament for the ransacked paradise of Malaga

Theaster Gates review – shocking lament for the ransacked paradise of Malaga | Theaster Gates | The Guardian

A Project Meticulously Lays Out the Realities of Modern-Day Slavery Central Falls, Art Articles, Everyday Objects, Social Justice, Layout, Modern, Trendy Tree, Page Layout

A Project Meticulously Lays Out the Realities of Modern-Day Slavery

With a scattered display of everyday objects and cryptic legal documents, Cameron Rowland illustrates a long history of systematic racism.

The spectral presence of prisoners in everyday commodities Essex Street, Non Disclosure Agreement, Railroad Companies, Customer Number, Wildland Firefighter, Department Of Corrections, Financial Instrument, Art Articles

Cameron Rowland and the Carceral Laboratory

The spectral presence of prisoners in everyday commodities

Wu Tsang in her studio. Photography by Tosh Basco for Art Basel. Merce Cunningham, Trans Activists, Camera Movements, Making Stained Glass, Art Articles, Film School, In Writing, Artist Art, Basel

How I became an artist: Wu Tsang

As the filmmaker and artist takes over as a director at Zurich’s Schauspielhaus, she reflects on her artistic journey

12 Artists of the Caribbean and Its Diaspora Who Are Shaping Contemporary Art Perez Art Museum, Port Of Spain, Caribbean Art, Art Articles, Artistic Installation, Popular Culture, Medium Art, Figure Painting, Olympia

12 Artists of the Caribbean and Its Diaspora Who Are Shaping Contemporary Art

A report by Julián Sánchez González for Artsy. Contemporary artists from the Caribbean are pursuing practices that are kaleidoscopic in range and diverse in scope. Their work reflects the multitude of experiences of the region’s 26 countries as well as its many diasporic cultures in metropolitan centers. Over the past 15 years, numerous exhibitions have contributed…

Jae Sterling in front of his Black Lives Matter mural in Calgary, Alberta.

Black Artist Getting Racist Backlash For Painting a BLM Mural

A security guard is on location to help protect the team of mostly Black and racialized artists who are painting the mural in a conservative Canadian city.

  Eva Hesse, University Of Kent, 30 July, Art Articles, Do Homework, On The High Street, Helping The Homeless, Its Ok

Anne Wagner · At Oberlin: Eva Hesse · LRB 30 July 2020

The idea of negation was central to the tensions Eva Hesse created and mediated in her sculptures. One of her favourite...

Milton Glaser’s I♥NY logo was plastered over every conceivable piece of merchandise, some licensed, others knock-offs. And yet the idea is still strong enough to survive the battering of so much careless handling. Free Design, Your Design, The Lovin' Spoonful, Bob Dylan Poster, Seymour Chwast, New York Logo, Milton Glaser, Art Articles, Bold Logo

Milton Glaser obituary

Graphic designer and creator of the I ❤️ NY logo, whose work was full of colour and wit

We Will Walk – Art and Resistance in the American South African American Artist, American Artists, Thornton Dial, Hannah Collins, Turner Contemporary, Mary Lee, Creative Hub, Art Articles, Some Words

We Will Walk – Art and Resistance in the American South | Turner Contemporary