The power of the dead is that we think they see us all the time. The dead have a...– Don DeLillo, White Noise (via larmoyante)
blackcontemporaryart: ZWARTE PIET: A DUTCH TRADITION www.blackpetethedocumentary.com Black Pete, Zwarte Piet: The Documentary is a film about the blackface tradition of Zwarte Piet, a Dutch folklore character associated with the celebration of Sinterklaas. According to folklore, Sinterklaas arrives in the Netherlands via steamship every November, rides into town on his horse, and is assisted...
blackcontemporaryart: A South African multimedia discovers the avant-garde in his own backyard and shares it with the world. More ontheavantgardediaries.com
More and more I feel creativity is a commitment to what you love. When the...– Toyin Odutola, Creativity Decoded. (via tobia)
toonskin: “I’m hoping to start each morning with a short film (as I did yesterday), so we’ll see how this goes. At least, maybe it’ll encourage more filmmakers to put their shorts online (after they’ve toured the film festival circuit, and whatever else the filmmakers have planned for them), and send to us so we can share the best of the bunch here on S&A. This one comes from French...
Young artists today walk into the art world on their own and do what they want...– (Sam Gilliam via blueberry platitudes)
blackcontemporaryart: fazstreetart: Fresthetic Artist Talk: Tatyana Fazlalizadeh I talked with Fresthetic about my work, and the upcoming show Stop Telling Women to Smile. Fresthetic does a lot of cool stuff, and I encourage people to also watch some of their other artist talks. (Especially Joshua Mays’. He’s so damn good.) Stop Telling Women to Smile opens this Friday at Fresthetic from...