Modern Griots Interviews: Daví


Previously, I reviewed musician, dancer and DJ Daví‘s work, now here is an interview with him where he discusses his show at the Brooklyn Museum, The Beginning of Everything eating, his love for Wangechi Mutu’s work, his first EP, Got the Seed and lessons he learned from Kerry Washington, David Alan Grier, Melvin Van Peebles and […]

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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: 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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Modern Griots Review: Wangechi Mutu’s A Fantastic Journey


To have a fantastic imagination requires a fluidity of perception of reality and that encapsulates Wangechi Mutu’s exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, A Fantastic Journey. Mutu’s medium of collage artwork provides a natural basis for her ideas that combine an ancient mythic and animistic values with the futuristic cyborg concepts to comment on global modern […]

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