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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 232–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Woman exemplifies postindenture or “coolietude” aesthetics otherwise documented in art, performance, and photography. Taking this up, the commentary’s letter form is counterarchival, an imaginative and intergenerational object that cites Bahadur’s techniques of memory work and her provocation...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 68–80.
Published: 01 July 2017
..., to the variegated festivals of a postslavery postindenture society of Trinidad is re-presented in the symbolic and allegorical pieces that Nanan has produced for over two decades. These evoke messages of harmony despite difference and of political agency for a nation. Her symbolism establishes an Indian aesthetic...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 81–93.
Published: 01 July 2017
... a postindenture aesthetics using the presence of pictorial cues, metaphoric visual expression, and thematic and symbolic complexities through institutional and personal archives, as well as the visual creativities of two artists: Roshini Kempadoo and Karran Sahadeo. Both are descendants of indentured laborers...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 63–67.
Published: 01 July 2017
... waterways passed by indentureds and the ones that were part of my own life, it further insists on recognition of the complex humanity of the postindenture subject: neither reducible to the historical experience nor detached from it. Through its contention that “our holy waters are not the Ganges...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 97–246.
Published: 01 June 2006
... complicate the normative implications of pluralism, the competing values that political community is obliged to navigate and pursue. So, for example, in this particular context (at once postslavery, postindenture, and postcolonial), it is hard to see belonging and recogni- tion and redress as goods...