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Arthur Jafa solo exhibition
Curator: Virginija Januškevičiūtė
2020.07.10 – 08.30
Arthur Jafa explores painful issues of racial politics and identity. The core of his work are various cultural phenomena, beliefs and power dynamics formed on a racial basis in the public space and pop culture. Two of the artist’s films will be shown in Vilnius: “akingdoncomethas” (2018), a montage of African American gospels and sermons complementing and interrupting each other, and a documentary essay film “Dreams Are Colder Than Death” (2014). One of the main people interviewed in the film is the American writer Fred Moten, who represents a new approach applied in the studies of race and culture formed under the influence of feminism. The artist’s work now also reflects the new wave of feminism, having become an important pillar of this progressive theoretical and political movement.
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