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Black to the Future Series: An Interview with Alexandria Eregbu

Black to the Future Series: An Interview with Alexandria Eregbu
Alexandria Eregbu, Plucked, performance, 2011. (Image courtesy of the artist.) Using a title borrowed from an essay by cultural critic Mark Dery, the Black To The Future Series is a sequence of interviews with artists whose practice has started to define a new generation of work in the realm of AfroFuturism and AfroSurrealism. This series has been created to spark conversation, to hear various points... 

Hair Politics: A Studio Visit with Rhonda Gray

Hair Politics: A Studio Visit with Rhonda Gray
Hair and all that it signifies has appeared in the work of artists in many different ways. One of my favorite cases involves David Hammons who for pieces such as Esquire (Or John Henry) (1990) went to New York barber shops to collect the cut hair he would later use in his sculptures and other installations. For women, hair has always been a tricky subject. As I sat down with artist Rhonda Gray in... 
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