Challenging racisim and the legacy of slavery... with a gorgeous naked woman

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Marisa Goudy
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Challenging racisim and the legacy of slavery... with a gorgeous naked woman

Unread post by Marisa Goudy » Wed Jul 08, 2015 9:21 am

We need images that challenge us. We need artists who will stand up against the status quo. We need individuals who will call out juggernaut of time that says "what's done is done, move on and join the present."

A black female artist, inspired by the so-called "Hottentot Venus" who was "displayed" in 19th century Europe (she had a name and it was Saartje Bartman) stands before former New York City slave trade sites.

I was speechless, so I rely on the friend who posted the link on Facebook:

"I bow down. This is brave, honest, truthful, bold and perfect."

See the images of Nona Faustine here:
http://blackgirllonghair.com/2015/07/bl ... city-hall/


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Unread post by JessMaynard » Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:01 pm

These images are so striking! Bringing the past into the present to raise awareness~simply amazing. I hope people take the time to click over and read this great article!


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Unread post by Marisa Goudy » Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:00 pm

It's eye candy of a very, very different sort, isn't it Jess?


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Unread post by JessMaynard » Thu Jul 09, 2015 10:37 am

It is profound! And such a clear, artist expression of history that is so easy to only think of as history.


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