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If your Thursday morning is getting off to a slow and lazy start, you could do worse things than watch renowned hedonist Mario Batali swing by the Frick with venture capitalist Fred Wilson… 162 more words
Embodying the Afrofuture as a “New Amerykah”: Afrofuturism, the Rhetoric of Redress, and the Cover Art for Badu’s “Return of the Ankh” – Part 2: The "Rhetoric of Redress"
In its attempts to engage the past while looking toward the future, Afrofuturism is part and parcel of what art historian and cultural critic Huey Copeland calls a “rhetoric of redress”–a concept to which he refers in his close reading of such works as African-American artist Fred Wilson’s… 2,812 more words
Embodying the Afrofuture as a "New Amerykah": Afrofuturism, the Rhetoric of Redress, and the Cover Art for Badu's "Return of the Ankh" - Part 1: Afrofuturism
Crafted by Israeli-born illustrator Emek, the psychedelic cover art for Neo-Soul singer Erykah Badu’s New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh) deploys tropes of Afrofuturism to construct what cultural theorist Huey Copeland would call a “rhetoric of redress.” 2,427 more words
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