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Black Art in an Anti-Black World
D. Soyini Madison & Omi Osun Joni L. Jones
Assignment: Make a drawing and transform all your liquids and your shapes into actions moving through a tunnel while reading the text below.
Text: Read while drawing. Use materials of your choice.
Find a thorough way
Only environmental liberation
How can we as clandestine people hide our direction.
Blackness Magnitude over direction
Transform your liquids and these shapes into an emotion.
I mean the liquid in your body.
It’s who I am. I’m passionate and emotional, wild and delicate, precise and haunting.
Heavy handed and a soft hand
Capture how we move
Use what we capture
Perceive/be the monumentality and the quotidian
I wanted to find a name for it, I wanted to find a rubric.
I needed to find a method to produce
Scalar Vs vector
Magnitude vs direction
Distance vs time
I realized distillation was just the thing I needed to see how to think
From my studio in Newburgh, NY
Just a few drawings I look at often:
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