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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 161–163.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 Things and Time is a body of work composed of sixty photographs portraying street culture in Caribbean American neighborhoods in Miami and New York City. The work examines the visual creoles of these spaces through the curation and spontaneous...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 186–197.
Published: 01 July 2012
... and I had a series of e-mail exchanges that centered on the difficulties of naming white things. What, Petrine wanted to know, might be an appropriate name for the white equivalent of black memorabilia, black Americana, African Americana, and so on? Such material, utilizing the image of the black...
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 3 Things and Tea , 2016. Embroidery and acrylic on canvas, 20 × 16 in. More
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Published: 01 July 2017
I experiment with them and try to make things out of them, like doing drawings on them, manipulating them into different shapes, curving them among themselves, putting them up to dry, and making drawings of them. More
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 36–52.
Published: 01 July 2014
... soundscape with points in New York, Havana, Port-au-Prince, and London. The author relies on an implicitly comparative framework but is also interested in following people and things as they traveled between these places and instigated new sonic routes. The notion of the disposition of things animates...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 154–163.
Published: 01 July 2011
... black man in a pin-striped suit. He is shown holding a glass, with a huge green bottle and the words “Ready to Tanqueray?” in the background. “This is how we will live when we get to Florida,” the captain assures Lemuel, but the journey to Florida is the farthest thing from luxurious. © 2011 by Small...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 16–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
.... This study shows how the pleasures and public intimacies enabled by these live performances do not come free, but rather work at times to reformulate long-held cultural understandings of things such as race, class, gender and sexuality, and at other times, to reinforce them. Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Music...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 162–177.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and Ghachem's very different representations of the Code Noir and the Lejeune case helps illuminate the (ever more visibly) political stakes of Dayan's long-standing critique of the conversional logic through which both the slavery of old and the penal incarceration of today have “turned humans into things...
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Published: 01 July 2017
and dear thing to me: about time, about my place in Trinidad and Tobago, about how the landscape of Trinidad and Tobago affects my work, and about how my ethnic history is almost like a calligraphy that I use in my work. More
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 97–246.
Published: 01 June 2006
...David Scott “To be Liberated from the Obscurity of Themselves”: An Interview with Rex Nettleford David Scott West Indian history is a modern thing and tradition is something we have to foster and create and its development is a deliberate act of intelligence...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 79–163.
Published: 01 March 2010
... of opportunity. One thing, for example, I always hear my mother saying is that whenever there was some kind of activity, the Dutch police would pick you up and say, “You come in Queen country to make trouble? Get your passport!” (“Passeport” is how she remembers it. I guess...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 151–161.
Published: 01 July 2017
... bawling, the room crowded with my name. The first thing is the hand too close to the face, the cutlass voice. The thing rattling, falling out of his chest, the first time he makes you afraid. No, that's not the first thing. The first thing was what made you think Who he feel he...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2007
... and small axe 22 • February 2007 • p 1–16 • ISSN 0799-0537 | SX22 • Tout Moun ka Pléwé (Everybody Bawling) says, Meself, I don’t know. And then she comments, But plenty things happen with that Janet there, wi, leaving me to conclude that so much happened that the coconut tree moving from...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 123–217.
Published: 01 March 2004
... was still alive (she died young) and she was a teacher there. It was a normal thing, you went through little ABC, big ABC, and they beat you to make you obey. But I used to tell my parents much later that in all the years until they came back, I completely understood what the rules were. Th e fi rst...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 140–144.
Published: 01 October 2006
..., my friend say. The damn thing couldn’t find the door it fly in from. small axe 21 • October 2006 • p 140–144 • ISSN 0799-0537 SX21 • October 2006 • Christian Campbell | 141 Is a fruit bat right?, I laugh, I laugh a tremble-laugh. This creature...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 145–149.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Jennifer Rahim Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Waiting for Mel Jennifer Rahim Mel, San Souci is a lonely place since you take up and gone away. Plenty things make a woman walk to the edge of her living and sit down wondering if it make sense to build the bridge to the other side...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 85–177.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., we must realize that the reason for this silence lies less in their lack of heroism than in the fundamentally diff erent international situation of our time. —Frantz Fanon Men fi ght and lose the battle, and the thing they fought for comes about in spite of their defeat...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (2): 72–200.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., and he’s one of the leading criminal lawyers and so on. He has all the right credentials for that vast black constituency, and therefore he gives respectability to dis- sent. is would be the change. . at all sorts of people who would have kept quiet about things before could now begin conversations...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 123–134.
Published: 01 July 2017
... to reconcile that; I haven't still in myself, and that's probably why it's still in the film. Richard: One of the things that I was thinking about when I came to do this project was a question of authenticity and anxiety. And I'm thinking back to Shani Mootoo's short story “Out on Main Street,” in which...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 106–179.
Published: 01 February 2006
... category are a set of “broadly similar historical experiences” and social processes that include among other things the decimation of indigenous populations, racial slavery, lengthy and intense colonial rule, and ethnic heterogeneity. Th ese introductory essays, I suggest, do more than make...