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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 40–49.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Farah Jasmine Griffin This essay explores the extent to which the concept of “a black radical tradition” illuminates or limits understandings of the art and activism of dancer, choreographer, and activist Pearl Primus. Focusing on Primus's emergence as a public figure and artist during the 1940s...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 84–95.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Bringing people in from the outside is not all about validation. Maryse Condé's seemingly self-interested protagonist in Heremakhonon , dancer and choreographer Pearl Primus, historian and archivist Arturo Schomburg, and Haitian novelist Marie Vieux Chauvet were conjured not simply to define them as...
Journal Article
Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 134–154.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... 29 Unlike the Centre d’art, which was instituted by foreigners, this co-operative is a home-grown affair, constructed and man- aged by neighborhood artisans. André Eugène acts as primus inter pares for this artistic cooperative whose membership is fluid, based on propinquity and experience...