Negotiating Didion

Kind of chaos

You can see why Joan Didion is so well known for her nonfiction. She takes a political event and transforms it, dresses it up, takes it out to lunch and then deconstructs it.
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Better apocalypses

Kind of chaos

I have been considering the microphysics of apocalypses. Not blazing lights and the pale horse of Judgement Day, but smaller devastations.
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Arthur Jafa exhibits whiteness at BAMPFA

'What white people saturated with Blackness look like'

Situated in BAMPFA’s Matrix 272 room, filmmaker Arthur Jafa’s latest exhibition, “The White Album,” turns his lens to whiteness. Following acclaim for his seven-and-a-half minute video “Love is The Message, The Message is Death” (2016), Jafa has taken Black aesthetics to task on white identity. “The White Album,” commissioned for
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