What does it look like, entail and mean to attend to, care for, comfort, and defend, those already dead, those dying and those living lives consigned to the possibility of always-imminent death, life lived in the presence of death…It means work. It is work: hard emotional, physical and intellectual work that demands vigilant attendance to the needs of the dying, to ease their way, and also to the needs of the living. It examines the nature of martyrdom, vulnerabilities inherent to living in a Black body, performance of competency, and the liminal space existing between autonomy and control. It is both cultural manifesto and personal declaration. It refashions the gallery as a secular yet sacred space of memorial. Among its features, the small entry compels visitors to undergo a destabilizing bodily shift that elicits an intimate and reorienting experience. A directional light from above slowly combs the entire room, invoking both searchlight and spotlight, ideas central to the recent death of Breonna Taylor. Constructed of bituminous coal and wrought iron, Taylor Memorial hangs from above. Fly Away , a collaboration between Fordjour and award-winning puppeteer Nick Lehane, is performed by a stellar cast, with an original score composed by John Aylward and performed live by oboist Hassan Anderson. The puppet is a Fordjour-designed, hand-sculpted figure crafted by Robert Maldonado.
As he speaks, the years fall away, leaving the Beckham of today to make this final plea — a malaria-free future is possible in our lifetimes, but only if we keep up the fight. To deliver this transformation, Digital Domain received performance clips of both Beckham and an older stand-in delivering the speech. These reference materials were then fed into Charlatan, a technology that uses machine learning and video footage to produce realistic digidoubles.
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His work ranged from vernacular verse celebrating peasant life in Jamaica to poems that protested racial and economic inequities Prose Home Harriet Blog. Visit Home Events Exhibitions Library. Newsletter Subscribe Give. Poetry Foundation. Back to Previous. If We Must Die. By Claude McKay. If we must die, let it not be like hogs. While round us bark the mad and hungry dogs,.
His work ranged from vernacular verse celebrating peasant life in Jamaica to poems that protested racial and economic inequities Prose Home Harriet Blog. Visit Home Events Exhibitions Library. Newsletter Subscribe Give. Poetry Foundation. Back to Previous. If We Must Die. By Claude McKay. If we must die, let it not be like hogs. While round us bark the mad and hungry dogs,. Shall be constrained to honor us though dead! Though far outnumbered let us show us brave,. And for their thousand blows deal one death-blow!
Pressed to the wall, dying, but fighting back! Poems of Protest, Resistance, and Empowerment. Why poetry is necessary and sought after during crises. Read More. War Poetry. An Introduction to the Harlem Renaissance. Tracing the poetic work of this crucial cultural and artistic movement. Poetry and Racial Justice and Equality. From Poem Talk October More Poems by Claude McKay. Harlem Shadows. On Broadway. The Tropics in New York.
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