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POUYA AHMADI,
“turned my gaze at its center; the very center of its flame.”
︎︎︎Radial (2016) by Benoît Pioulard


HAZEL MANDUJANO x JUAN CAPISTRAN,
“we’re the burning flames”
︎︎︎Jacobin Magazine
︎︎︎The Invisible Committee
︎︎︎Situationist International (SI)
︎︎︎democracynow.org
︎︎︎Tiqqun
︎︎︎metamute.org
︎︎︎Propaganda_of_the_deed


COLE LU,
“He did not know how long he had been asleep, memory believes before knowing remembers. No one remembers where from aviation springs, but it does, like reality from Icarus' tower. First, I see a stripe of leather, fine twigs for a broom, and a large net to dangle down, sweep up feathers near the seagull nests, and it's easy. And probably all wrong. (By this time tomorrow I'll be a man of Moon),” 2020.
︎︎︎Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News by Kevin Young (Graywolf, 2018)
︎︎︎Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson, 1998
︎︎︎The Cattle of Geryon
︎︎︎Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters by Jack Halberstam (Duke Press, 1995)
︎︎︎In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives by Jack Halberstam (NYU Press, 2005)


MARY LUM,
“Assembly Fragment,”  2021
︎︎︎Natural Enemies of Books: A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography edited by the collective MMS, published by Occasional Papers 2020
︎︎︎Black Art Notes, edited and with an introduction by Tom Lloyd, published by Primary Information
︎︎︎War of Streets and Houses, by Sophie Yanow, published by Uncivilized Books 2014


HELINA METAFERIA,
“Headdress 6,” 2019
Books:
︎︎︎adrienne maree brown, Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds
︎︎︎Octavia Butler, Parable of the Sower
︎︎︎Resmaa Menakem, My Grandmothers Hands

Film:
︎︎︎Haile Gerima, Sankofa


SILAS MUNRO,
“Black Grids V 1.0,” 2021
︎︎︎Negro Buildings by Mabel O Wilson
︎︎︎W.E.B. Du Bois Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America, Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Britt Rusert editors
︎︎︎The Decorative Arts of Africa by Louise E Jefferson
︎︎︎African Fractals by Ron Eglash
︎︎︎Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design
︎︎︎Negro Bauhaus Mitch McEwen
︎︎︎Fire!!
︎︎︎Jacob Lawrence’s paintings
︎︎︎The writing and design work of Lauren Williams
︎︎︎Romare Bearden’s collages
︎︎︎The Music of Frank Ocean, Sam Cooke, Miriam Makaba, Blood Orange, Childish Gambino, Gogo Music, Fela Kuti, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman
︎︎︎African Dance
︎︎︎Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton design research and design
︎︎︎The work of Dan Friedman
︎︎︎The work of Wolfgang Weingart
︎︎︎Alvin Ailey and my sister’s modern dance growing up
︎︎︎My cousin’s photos and videos of Uganda
︎︎︎Mark Bradford’s paintings and social activism
︎︎︎“Follow the Golden Ratio from Africa to the Bauhaus for a Cross-Cultural Aesthetic for Images.” by Audrey Bennett. Critical Interventions, 9.10 (Spring 2012): 11-23.
︎︎︎The Poems Amira Baraka, Jericho Brown, Rita Dove, and more poets that I can name
︎︎︎Atlanta
︎︎︎Paris is Burning
︎︎︎Tongues Untied By Marlon Riggs
︎︎︎The paintings of Jon Key
︎︎︎Vega and his 1980s digital graphics
︎︎︎The work of Adam Pendleton and his Black Dada
︎︎︎The work of David Hammons
︎︎︎James Baldwin’s The Artist’s Struggle For Integrity and his entire life and works
︎︎︎Alan Bell and BLK magazine
︎︎︎The text based work and writing of Glenn Ligon
︎︎︎Shaka McGlotten’s Black Data
︎︎︎The opening Titles of Foxy Brown
︎︎︎The early work of Spike Lee
︎︎︎The Hip Hop Flyers of Buddy Esquire and Phase II



ADRIANA MONSALVE + CATERINA RAGG, HOMIE HOUSE PRESS,
“Blessed be”
︎︎︎Community over everything


RIN KIM NI,
“Text Me When You're Home Safe“
︎︎︎Watching Fruits Basket
︎︎︎Glitch Feminism A Manifest by Legacy Russell
︎︎︎“we want it all an anthology of radical trans poetics,”
Edited by Andrea Abi-Karam and Kay Gabriel
︎︎︎Talking to my chosen family and dreaming about life/world building with them
︎︎︎Writing physical letters to loved ones


RAMON TEJADA,
“untitled, part of a series from notes from being a DominicanYork”
︎︎︎The Danger of a Single Story, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
︎︎︎on Dominican Republic
︎︎︎The Decolonizing Design collaborative reader
︎︎︎Latino history for Morons, John Leguizamo
︎︎︎Dan-el Padilla Peralta, NY Times
︎︎︎Borderlands/La Frontera, Gloria Anzaldua
︎︎︎Modernity + Coloniality, Ahmed Ansari
︎︎︎Design for the Pluriverse, Arturo Escobar


KELLY WALTERS,

“Superfly” 

︎︎︎New York Public Library Digital Collection
︎︎︎Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
︎︎︎National Museum of African American History & Culture
︎︎︎Museum of Uncut Funk (The Black Sheet Music Exhibition)
︎︎︎Brown University (Harris Collection of American Poetry and Plays – Minstrelsy)
︎︎︎Johns Hopkins Library (The Lester S. Levy Sheet Music Collection)
︎︎︎University of South Florida Libraries (The History of Minstrelsy Collection)
︎︎︎The Black Film Center / Archive
Film / Art Gallery
︎︎︎UCLA Film & Television Archive
︎︎︎USC Cinematic Arts Library

Reference Books + Texts
︎︎︎Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies & Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films (Fourth Edition), Donald Bogle
︎︎︎Close-Up in Black: African-American Films Posters from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Thomas Cripps, et. al
︎︎︎The Power of Black Music: Interpreting Its History from African to the United States, Samuel A. Floyd, Jr.

︎︎︎Blues People: The Negro Experience in White America and Music that Developed From It, LeRoi Jones
︎︎︎Separate Cinema: The First 100 Years of Black Poster Art, John Kisch and Tony Nourmand.
︎︎︎Love & Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (Race and American Culture), Eric Lott
︎︎︎Behind the Burnt Cork Mask: Early Blackface Minstrelsy and Antebellum American Popular Culture, William J. Mahar
︎︎︎From Negro to Black to African American: The Power of Names and Naming, Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 106, 1991: 83–107, Ben L. Martin
︎︎︎What It Is, What It Was!: the Black Film Explosion of the '70s in Words and Pictures, Gerald Martinez et al.
︎︎︎The Music of Black Americans: A History (Third Edition), Eileen Southern


                                                                             

  BRING IT HOME  


curated by Anne Thompson & Ramon Tejada
Thanks to: xxxxxxxx
Identity typeface: Carrie by Vocal Type


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