Posts Tagged: white gaze

The Text Is My Body: A Conversation with Gabrielle Civil


Performance artist and poet Gabrielle Civil discusses her book, Swallow the Fish, how technology has shaped reactions to female nudity, and the importance of risking change. ...more

Interrogating the English Language with Safiya Sinclair


To be forced to speak in the language of the colonist, the language of the oppressor, while also carrying within us the storm of Jamaican patois, we live under a constant hurricane of our doubleness. ...more

Multitudes: Policing Black Art


Editors and producers skin my art and wrap my entire face with it, asking me to write and read in Black face. ...more