African American Cultural Theory
An annotation of Fefe Dobson’s “Stupid Little Love Song” excerpted from the essay collection Boyz N the Void: A Mixtape to My Brother.
Art as flotation device.
The author discusses Black feminist breathing, academia as access point, and writing three books that came from the same decision.
“I didn’t want to paint figuratively. I didn’t want something that was overtly referencing the social issues around me, but I wanted to find a way to describe them. How do you internalize this? How do you make a form that forces a painting to be an experience that is not necessarily easy to see, handle, or look at?”