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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 24–45.
Published: 01 July 2022
... workers that photographs create is informed by even as it reinforces a colonial order of racial segregation. By identifying the photographic traces of Indians’ indentureship, this essay introduces time and motion into still photography that reduces Indian lives to single ethnographic instances. It also...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 144–160.
Published: 01 July 2018
..., photographs of nonelite Dominicans were almost necessarily taken by non-Dominicans viewing them through a gaze influenced by the development of ethnographic photography. Most Dominicans did not have the cultural or economic capital, or even access to a photographer, that portraiture required. As late...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 260–265.
Published: 01 March 2017
... culture and identity through people, self-portraits, and the landscape. Her work has been published in Pictures from Paradise: A Survey of Contemporary Caribbean Photography (2012) and See Me Here: A Survey of Contemporary Self-Portraits from the Caribbean (2014). She has exhibited work in Wrestling...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., and in South Africa. Albert Chong is professor of art at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he teaches photography. The recipient of several artist fellowships, including a 1998 Guggenheim fellow- ship in photography, a 1998 grant from the Pollock Krasner Foundation, and a 1992 National...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
... by migration and colonial practice. To celebrate and use the camera to humanize and record family history is to counter the way colonial-era photography was deployed as an ethnographic tool of documenting and objectifying the other. W. E. B. Du Bois, among other black intellectuals, used the family...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 197–200.
Published: 01 July 2015
... is a Trinidadian-born, Toronto-based video artist and cultural critic. Films such as Orientations: Lesbian and Gay Asians (1984) and Dirty Laundry (1996) deal with the intersection of race and queer sexualities. Others like My Mother's Place (1990) and Sea in the Blood (2000) are auto-ethnographic...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 208–210.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana; the Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona; Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; the Farber Collection, Florida; the Beatrice Liaskowski Collection, Zurich; the contemporary Afro-Cuban art collec- tion of Chris von Christierson, London; the Mattress Factory...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 228–230.
Published: 01 March 2010
... and Postcolonial Studies. Her book Feminist Visions and Queer Futures in Postcolonial Drama will be published by Routledge in 2010. Chandra D. Bhimull is assistant professor of anthropology and African American studies at Colby College, Waterville. She has conducted ethnographic and archival...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 194–196.
Published: 01 July 2022
..., decolonial, and abolitionist theory, combines more traditional ethnographic methods with photography and collaging. R ocío Z ambrana ’ s work explores decolonial thought and praxis in the Caribbean, specifically attending to the operation of capitalism in the region. She is the author of Hegel’s...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 152–154.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and African American Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. Her research interests center on Latin American, Caribbean, and Luso-Brazilian literatures and cultures; the relationships between literary, ethnographic, and sociological discourses in Latin America; Afro-diasporic literatures and cultures...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 110–125.
Published: 01 March 2017
... tradition highly conditioned, as Krista Thompson points out, by ethnographic representations of the Caribbean as a constructed space of tamed wilderness and content productive workforce. 23 Similarly, in Pictures of Paradise : A Survey of Contemporary Caribbean Photography , Melanie Archer and Mariel...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 193–199.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... In a way, this is what Jaffe is pointing to when she argues that we must ethnographically unpack everyday forms of both state and citizenship formation. What she is stating is unequivocally true—that there has not been enough attention to what she calls the “everyday life of the state,” 3...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 191–193.
Published: 01 June 2008
... in Nineteenth Century America (1997), and Lose Your Mother: A Journey along the Atlantic Slave Route (2007). She is currently at work on a project on photography and ethics. Robert A. Hill has been a professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, since 1977...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in the next section. In connection to Agassiz and his daguerreotype photography, the spectacle and specter of black children is remade (and unmade) in the catholic white male gaze that promises care— through a systemic and gratuitous projection of sexual violence and ungendering. Sharpe writes about...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 155–163.
Published: 01 March 2016
... or ideologically opposed to the political registers of the music. The essay raises the question of ethnographically produced knowledge and its role in tourist or commercial enterprises. Finally, the essay poses the issue, as raised in other contexts by Alexander Weheliye, of the relationship of technology to sonic...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 138–151.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., in the context of his own history and exile, and in relation to Jean Mohr's photographs taken for the United Nations in the early 1980s. Said cannot escape this laden context—it is too much to bear, really. And although it is possible that the conflation of photography and exile is just a grammatical mistake...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 171–180.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the frequency of such compelled photos. 18 Ariella Azoulay, The Civil Contract of Photography (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012), 171. 17 Tezeru Teshome, with K. Wayne Yang, “Not Child but Meager: Sexualization and Negation of Black Childhood,” this issue of Small Axe , 161, 163. 16 Keguro...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 145–156.
Published: 01 February 2008
... with their counter-picturesque photography, painting, and mixed media. This book combines careful archival work in the form of recovery of photographic images and contemporary commentary in the form of newspaper columns, tourist journals, and hotel promotional materials with a powerful...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 128–143.
Published: 01 July 2018
... for the duration of his service, as he and his husband promoted an “out and proud” homonormativity that contradicts the more conventional “open secret” of LGBT lives in the Caribbean. This essay draws on ethnographic field notes, participatory research, and an online archive regarding the climate for LGBT...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 58–73.
Published: 01 July 2013
.... W. Norton, 1998); Krista A. Thompson, An Eye for the Tropics: Tourism, Photography, and Framing the Caribbean Picturesque (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006); Elizabeth M. de Loughrey et al., eds., Caribbean Literature and the Environment: Between Nature and Culture (Charlottesville...