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Figurative Wool Sculptures by Nastassja Swift Explore the Memories and Narratives of Blackness

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Detail of “Passage, when momma lets my braids flow down my back,” wool, synthetic braiding hair, wood, plaster, resin, satin. Collaborators are Kiki Jewell, Nyja Amos, Grace Jewell. Photo by David Hunter-Hale. All images © Nastassja Swift, shared with permission
In her salient text, In The Wake: On Blackness and Being , scholar Christina Sharpe delves into the multiple definitions of “wake,” which span from “the path behind a ship, keeping watch with the dead, coming to consciousness.” “In the wake,” Sharpe writes, “the past that is not past reappears, always, to rupture the present.”...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

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