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Unit Five. Week Twelve, 2/27. Media, Discourse, & Culture.

Updated: Feb 20, 2022

Teach Out Gathering Time

NOTE NEW DATE: Sunday, February 27. 5:00-7:00pm PST



Meeting ID: 912 5545 1845


media, discourse, & culture: unraveling american imaginaries of race, gender, and intersectional justice


the radical imagination of memory, design, architecture, and art

week co-curator: marcela washington

 

week twelve viewing/artifacts





1. MoMA: Reimagining Blackness and Architecture: Episode One, "Architecture, To Me, Means Power" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAZWpdMZmL0&list=PLfYVzk0sNiGFAawJw7UoyVsb-1NbJXVSS&index=3


2. MoMA: Reimagining Blackness and Architecture: Episode Five

"Almost All Technology Has Come Through Imagining"


3. MoMA: Reimagining Blackness and Architecture: Episode Nine

"To Be Really Free is to Be Spatially Free"


4. Made by Design (Netflix), Episodes 1 (The Lady Carpenter), 2 (The Beach House Queen), & 4 (The Conservator)


5. PBS SoCal: Season 4, Episode 4 "Paul Revere Williams"


6. The Musical Art of William Banfield


7. Artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo's work at the Equal Justice Initiative

 

our weekly provocations


1. Banfield, William, "Black Artistic Invisibility," in From Jubilee to Hip Hop

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2. Dessane Lopez Cassel, “Black Visionaries Challenge the Exclusionary History of Architecture in this online MoMA Class,” Hyperallergic, March 4, 2021, https://hyperallergic.com/626828/reimagining-blackness-and-architecture-course-moma/


3. Arlette Hernandez, “Reimagining Blackness and Architecture. What is architecture? Ten architects featured in a new MoMA exhibition and online course weight in,” MoMA Magazine, February 25, 2021, https://www.moma.org/magazine/articles/511


4. “Manifesting Statement of the Black Reconstruction Collective,” MoMA Magazine, February 24, 2021, https://www.moma.org/magazine/articles/510


5. Jess Meyers, “MoMA’s Reconstructions Reaches Toward Another World,” The Architect’s Newspaper, May 20, 2021, https://www.archpaper.com/2021/05/moma-reconstructions-architecture-and-blackness-in-america-review/


6. Jay Cephas, “Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America”, Artforum, April 19, 2021,


7. Alice Finney, “Titi Ogufere Spotlights Five Nigerian Designers from Made By Design Series,” Dezeen, January 27, 2022, https://www.dezeen.com/2022/01/27/made-by-design-netflix-series-titi-ogufere/


8. Nereya Otieno, “Paul R. Williams: Behind the Mastery of the Master Architect,” Architectural Digest, February 11, 2021, https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/paul-williams-behind-mastery-master-architect

 

our weekly outro


Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art...

--Ursula LeGuin

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