Art of This World: City Trips


Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the chance to see some out of this world art, so I’m sharing some of it. These are from the Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties exhibition that I saw at Brooklyn Museum: Barkley L. Hendricks’ “Icon for My Man Superman (Superman never saved any black […]

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Modern Griots Reviews: Afronauts


Last Saturday, I went to to New Films/New Directors short film showcase, which included Frances Bodomo’s 14-minute film Afronauts. Based on the 1960s Zambian Space Program, which grade school teacher Edward Makuka Nkoloso set up and had amongst its crew a 17-year-old girl and two cats. In Bodomo’s film, albino model and actress, Diandra Forrest, stars […]

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Modern Griots Reviews: Daví


It’s not that often today that I come to witness an artist who reminds me of some of my favorite musical artists and excites me because of the force of the creativity that they bring to their performance and musical work. One of them is artist, choreographer and DJ, Daví I first saw him at […]

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