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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 161–163.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich Portrait of a Girl Portrait of a Girl US Department of Immigration US Department of Immigration Card Game Card Game © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 Things and Time is a body of work composed of sixty photographs portraying street culture in...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 186–197.
Published: 01 July 2012
... art world's strategy for dealing with black artists. Nowhere has this been more visible, more opportunist, and more naked than Tate Britain's muddled attempts to engage with black artists, by, among other things, seeking to posthumously incorporate them into narratives of British art. This was...
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Published: 01 March 2020
Figure 3 Things and Tea , 2016. Embroidery and acrylic on canvas, 20 × 16 in. 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. I experiment with them and try to make things out of them, like doing drawings on 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 this...
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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. Dieu est mon...
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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...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 162–177.
Published: 01 November 2014
... into things, beasts, or mongrels.” In turn, this either/or narrative of conversion has been central to Haitians themselves, and especially to “the urban literati and the politicians” (28), in their efforts at redressing the hierarchies established by the “epistemology of whiteness” (229). Cultural...
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Published: 01 July 2017
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. The work changes, influenced by the landscape, particularly that of my childhood and More
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 103–110.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Figure 3 Things and Tea , 2016. Embroidery and acrylic on canvas, 20 × 16 in. Figure 3. Things and Tea, 2016. Embroidery and acrylic on canvas, 20 × 16 in. ...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 151–161.
Published: 01 July 2017
... never forget her 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...
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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, or...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 February 2007
... shrugs 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...
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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 (2014) 18 (2 (44)): vii–x.
Published: 01 July 2014
... distensions of temporality we are inclined to imagine, whatever our hermeneutic desire to refute or refuse the linearity of time's arrow, we all round the corner on this particular crossroads—Papa Legba's—where we find ourselves summoned to render up what is owed for what we have spent. The one thing we are...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 79–163.
Published: 01 March 2010
... 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 it was the...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 162–169.
Published: 01 July 2017
... fast or slow. You lick chest and make dance moves inspired from tin mackerel you cook yesterday evening in dutch pot with wooden spoon. Nothing can chain the men so fluid that their spirit slips through glassy grasps; where thirst is transformed into a well, and destruction becomes the thing...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 141–147.
Published: 01 July 2014
... memories of violence, the damp salad of her worries; things that—were she to carry it all in her basket—would weigh her down, would make her not want to cook for this Man's man with his Man's stride coming in like an ogre from hard-working in the field. At the end of the day, nearing Christ Church...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 202–204.
Published: 01 September 2005
...? Blacks, of course. Toussaint, never one to bear grudges, a man who also loved the French language—unlike the prickly Dessalines—would have been happy to know that France is today looking to us to give them a hand in their predicament. Not so fast, I say, because I can’t guarantee a thing. I’d...