This is a recording of the poem “The Weeping Tree” by Kathleen Lohr. The Weeping Tree
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This is a recording of the poem “Emmett Till” by James A. Emmanuel. Emmett Till
This is a recording of the poem by Gwendolyn Brooks, “The Last Quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till.”The Last Quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till
This work explores my reaction to the Kevin Sipp and Keith Washington Exhibit. I found it quite interesting the way in which Kevin Sipp’s installation was so overt in relation to the work of Keith Washington. In order to display this idea I have paired my audio commentaries with two slave dirges, Listen […]
This is a short musing on being a solitary human in a museum space.
I originally contributed 2 audio clips to Kevin Sipp’s installation/soundscape — a segment of the Tanakh, ‘Lamentations,’ and a piece of Holocaust survivor poetry, ‘You Onlookers’ by Nelly Sachs. I have since paired them with music I found gave more depth and context to my choices. The ‘Lamentations’ track now includes some of Louis Armstrong’s […]
After noticing the dual entrance to the Keith Washington and Kevin Sipp exhibit at Brandeis University, I was intrigued as to how this may have altered our perceptions of the work. Originally the introduction and conclusion to this piece (along with a few salient points) were simultaneously read in Swahili for effect. However, […]