Tony Cokes Videoworks: Volume 1

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Collection: Single Artist Compilations

Tags: African-American, Politics, Race, Videoworks

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Tony Cokes Videoworks: Volume 1

In this agit-pop double feature, Cokes celebrates civil disobedience and deconstructs race relations. Cokes inter-cuts political slogans and social facts with an array of footage and juxtaposes the images with pop, rock, and rap soundtracks.

 

Included Titles

Black Celebration
Subtitled A Rebellion against the Commodity, this engaged reading of the urban black riots of the 1960s references Guy Debord’s Situationist text, “The Decline and Fall of the Spectacle-Commodity Economy,” Internationale Situationniste #10 (March...

 

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: african-american, dance, interview, performance, politics, race

Tony Cokes
1990 | 32:00
Fade to Black
In this meditation on contemporary race relations, two black men discuss in voiceover certain “casual” events in life and cinema that are unnoticed or discounted by whites — gestures, hesitations, stares, off-the-cuff remarks, jokes — details of an...

 

Collection: Single Titles

Tags: race