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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 58-75.
Published: 01 July 2016
... digital divide Elsevier Anniversaries can provide an opportunity for reflection on the past and prospects for the future, and I am grateful to Small Axe for availing itself of this opportunity for several reasons. Though it may seem contrary to the aims of an academic journal, taking the time to...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 80-99.
Published: 01 November 2016
... visual art is uniquely equipped to bridge the region's language and cultural divides to offer a hemispheric discourse inclusive of the experience of the islands and their diasporic communities. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 Caribbean art contemporary art archipelagic studies Latin American art...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 1-17.
Published: 01 July 2018
...” and is merely a “false utopia” that reproduces real-world divisions between the “first world” and a laboring “third world,” and Ingrid Thaler argues that Toussaint creates a “Digital Divide” analogous to contemporary global inequalities in access to the Internet and other digital resources. 26...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 39-54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... well as in the age of digital technology. Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2016 archives John La Rose George Padmore Institute New Beacon A message of hope and contradiction, but such is my message. —John La Rose, “Prosepoem for a Conference” If you walk north on Stroud Green...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 172-180.
Published: 01 March 2018
... folktale of John Henry.” Chude-Sokei cites the so-called digital divide as a recent reiteration of this spurious story of black technological lack, a story that withers quickly in the face of the musical record: “Funny thing about these notions of race or blacks as having been victims of a digital divide...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 83-92.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Alanna Lockward Small Axe Incorporated 2007 Pares & Nones (Evens & Odds): Invisible Equality Alanna Lockward To read a book—one book—we must divide it in two. Ancient traditions say that the creation of the world may have only been possible by the powerful force of polarization...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 180-190.
Published: 01 July 2014
... and Utopian Impulse,” Social Text 28, no. 1 (2010): 125–46; Michael Hanson, “I'm a Brotha' but Sometimes I Don't Feel Black,” in Anna Everett and Amber Wallace, eds., Afrogeeks: Beyond the Digital Divide (Santa Barbara, CA: Center for Black Studies Research, 2007), 13–27; Tsitsi Ella Jaji, Africa...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 123-131.
Published: 01 July 2019
... politics of visibility intersectionality At the Caribbean Digital V Conference in Trinidad hosted by the Small Axe Project in December 2018, Alex Gil made a point that is crucial to the ghosting work pertaining to patriarchal colonialism and nationalism exhumed in Dixa Ramírez’s book Colonial...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 110-125.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and social responsibility in the postcolonial context, Kempadoo's art stirs and recontextualizes a number of archives. Her work State of Play (2009–11)—a series of digital photographic compositions with juxtaposed tableaux vivants —explores the media's fascination with the figure of Barack Obama...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 81-93.
Published: 01 July 2017
... immediately evident. These photographs serve as documentary sources but also contain counterarchival imaginaries. A juxtaposition of an archival photograph with Kempadoo's digitally shaped imagery moves us beyond the limits of archives and submits a visual means to commune with the ghosts of history, even...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 16-33.
Published: 01 October 2007
... especially on Zaha Hadid’s work, which arose out of experiments within modernist art, including suprematism and constructivism, while she worked with Rem Koolhaas at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA). In the 1990s, new computer- aided digital design techniques were incorporated...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 150-160.
Published: 01 October 2006
... or both regarding the reception for reggae in the much-heralded roots era of the 1970s. In chap- ter 2, “Slackness Personified,” Cooper challenges the creation of an artificial divide between the old and new by comparing the lyrics of Bob Marley and Shabba Ranks, emphasizing that the iconic...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 125-139.
Published: 01 October 2006
... significance of photocopiers, VCRs, videos, and video games. In upgrading this list, we could add recent high-tech equipment like DVD players, CD burners, hand-held video recorders, and digital cameras of the sort that now predominate at many dancehall events. Canclini reflects on the...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 55-71.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... The archive still remains paramount; but new technologies, innovative methods, and the digital availability of a range of primary source material have tremendously expanded the possibilities of research. The twenty-first century historian of the Caribbean has a stronger base from which to enter...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 80-94.
Published: 01 July 2014
... effort to share their archival expertise. 10 Furthermore, archivists and researchers at the Archivo General de la Nación in Santo Domingo have engaged in ambitious and collaborative reorganization and digitalization projects. 11 New work that raises questions of identity, class, and nation...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 30-45.
Published: 01 March 2010
..., including increased digitalization and reproducibility, individuals and groups across the world feel moved to establish and safeguard slower, more traditional forms of living.1 In Europe and the United States, for instance, we see the emergence of the “slow food” movement or the trend of “analog...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 205-224.
Published: 01 November 2015
... methodologies as the divide between these interpretive camps, which once seemed so salient, has diminished of late … . No doubt, it is the nature of such debates to remain unsettled and to return.” See James Meyer, Minimalism: Art and Polemics in the Sixties (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2001), 9...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 182-192.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to contemporary debates about power, politics, and the postcolonial. © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 The day that I received word that Michel-Rolph Trouillot had died, I was midway through transcribing an interview from my latest research trip to Martinique. On the digital file that I was...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 60-74.
Published: 01 July 2012
... to deride as a nostalgia for noble ruins. But even as he was being entranced by the mythology of redcoats, of “redoubt and repulse,” of “hymns of battles not our own,” 24 even as he was falling victim to a history whose morality divided the world between “superior” conqueror and “inferior” “native...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 22-38.
Published: 01 November 2012
... January 2010. As an American, I was reduced to watching and listening from a distance with my Haitian partner and our children. It is a surreal perspective, as many know. It is also one that is made possible by digital technology. Susan Sontag writes that “being a spectator of calamities taking...