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Postcards to the Future: HORRIFIC / Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves

In this untitled poem, Adjua Garga Nzinga Greaves pulls the lens on racial violence all the way back to explore the notion of “intra” racial violence, killing among members of the human race, identifying many of the differences we see as rationales to violence as even smaller than they are in our home on this

Postcards to the Future: HORRIFIC / Duriel E. Harris

In this long poem, Duriel E. Harris uses the list as a formal device to show an accumulation of the concepts of danger, horror, memory, within/through the body and the outside forces that surround the body.     He Who Fights with Monsters by Duriel E. Harris [excerpt] How many does it take to metamorphose wickedness

Postcards to the Future: HORRIFIC / Adrian Piper

In this work, pioneering conceptual artist, scholar, and philosopher Adrian Piper presents one of the earlier victims of racial brutality in the second decade of this century, Trayvon Martin.   “In one of her most well known works, “Self-Portrait as a Nice White Lady,” the figure in the rendering proclaims “Whut Choo Lookin at Mofo?” in

Postcards to the Future: HORRIFIC / Dawn Lundy Martin

How does one approach writing about trauma? In this interview excerpt co-editor Dawn Lundy Martin negotiates the waters between memory, catharsis, normalization, destabilization and social change. This interview between Dawn Lundy Martin and Elizabeth Burden took place in Tucson’s KXCI Community Radio Congress Street studio in October 2018. The full interview will be released in

Postcards to the Future: A Protest in Place / HORRIFIC

OCTOBER 13, 2020 Kore Press Institute continues its feature focusing on the radical aesthetics of Black women writers from Letters to the Future: Black Women/Radical Writing, (edited by Erica Hunt and Dawn Lundy Martin, 2018). We are offering a thematic presentation/installation of work through January as a form of protest in place. KPI has been committed to