Who Am I To Hold Your Past Against You?: Jeremy O. Harris’s “Slave Play”
Performance

Who Am I To Hold Your Past Against You?: Jeremy O. Harris’s “Slave Play”

“You should not work to make the audience comfortable with what they are witnessing at all,” writes playwright Jeremy O. Harris in his “Notes on Style” preface of the script of Slave Play. Harris’s is a weighted statement, hidden within seemingly typical stage notes for a theatrical production. Whether onstage or off, so much related … Continue reading

Blackness As The Original Technology: American Artist’s “Black Gooey Universe”
Art

Blackness As The Original Technology: American Artist’s “Black Gooey Universe”

Who can evade an inevitable reference to Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror while speaking about technology and dystopic future? It is tempting to compare American Artist’s exhibition Black Gooey Universe at HOUSING gallery to Black Mirror, even though the connection risks limiting the vastness of the former’s critical engagement with technology to a Netflix series. But … Continue reading