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Activist Symbols and Witty Scenarios Are Woven into Towering Hair Sculptures by Laetitia Ky

 Art #activism #books #hair May 13, 2022 Gabrielle Lawrence All images courtesy of Princeton Architectural Press, shared with permission Laetitia Ky exercises art activism by braiding African identity into hair sculpture. Born from the lack of representation she experienced growing up on the Ivory Coast, her practice started by cutting the silky straight strands …

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A Short Film Collages Chicago’s Past and Present in a Profound Look at the City’s History of Activism

 Animation History Music #activism #collage #music video #short film #video April 19, 2022 Grace Ebert  A palimpsest of history, politics, and art, a short film by Lisbon-based director João Pombeiro is an ode to the Midwest’s largest city and its people. “Chicago” travels across time periods and neighborhoods in a poetic collage of …

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A Sprawling Installation Explores the Power of Protest as It Floats Above a MASS MoCA Gallery

 Art #activism #boats #installation #protest #rocks April 15, 2021 Grace Ebert “In the Light of a Shadow” (2021), installation view. Photo by Tony Luong. All images courtesy of MASS MoCA, shared with permission Rocky debris, vintage photographs, and a wooden ship colliding with its own hull are suspended above a 100-yard gallery at MASS …

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