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Interview: Tokka

Today we’re joined by Tokka.  Tokka is a young remarkably talented photographer.  Looking through the photographs she sent, I couldn’t help but be impressed with this girl’s eye.  986 more words

Art

Art review: Craig Leonard is messing with your mind

A few years ago, I took a young nephew to the National Gallery and we were standing next to Court — the artist Brian Jungen’s basketball court made of sweat-shop sewing machine tables — when my overly exuberant nephew hopped up onto the court’s surface. 714 more words

Local Arts

Graphic novel on history of protests in English-speaking countries

This music video from the USA says about itself:

Public Enemy – Fight The Power (Full 7 Min. Version)

From 1990 Album: “Fear Of A Black Planet…

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Human Rights

Reif Larsen's 'I Am Radar': Art and Race in 2015's First Big, Messy Novel

Am Radar begins in darkness: the title character, Radar Radmanovic, is born to his mother Charlene during a hospital blackout. Charlene’s husband, Kermin Radmanovic, is tinkering with a transceiver radio in the delivery room, waiting to “announce his child’s arrival to the world.” But when the lights come on the doctor is holding on to her newborn child, a baby “so dark it shimmered purple in the beam of light, like an eggplant.” 866 more words

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