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NYT: Nine Black Artists and Cultural Leaders on Seeing and Being Seen

In a feature for the New York Times, Black artists and cultural leaders discuss the challenges and opportunities of cultivating audiences and dismantling historically white institutions.

Featured voices include: Amy Sherald, Michael R. Jackson, Tschabalala Self, Wardell Milan, Renée Cox, Calida Rawles, Joeonna Bellorado-Samuels, Rashid Johnson,

and Mary Lovelace O’Neal.

"Race is understood primarily on a physiological level: through one’s color, features and build — one’s literal physical form. And so racism is therefore a preoccupation with control over the body and, in turn, disdain and desire are projected onto that body." - Tschabalala Self
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