Lessons: I-XXX

2014 | 00:15:00 | United States | English | Color | Stereo | 16:9 | Video

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: Advertisement(s), African-American, Body, Consumer culture, Diary, Politics, Post-colonialism, Race, Television

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Sections 1-30 of an incomplete extended poem describing the artist's connection to the radical black tradition. The completed poem will be formed of 180 sections.

"Lessons are all about constraints; they are thirty seconds, must feature a black figure, and I have rules about where to make cuts, how to edit sound, etc."
— Martine Syms in conversation with Aram Moshayedi, Mousse Magazine

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