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This photograph was taken by Danny Tisdale right before being interviewed about Transitions, Inc., at the Studio Museum in Harlem by curatorial assistant Martha Scott for the “Radical Presence” show.
Danny Tisdale is negotiations with a private press to create a lithograph series based on the Rodney King Police Beating shown at the Whitney Museum’s Black Male show in 1994, the image is from an ongoing “Disaster Series,” and another from the Transitions, Inc., poster. Continue reading
Radical Presence chronicles the emergence of black performance practices in contemporary art. Where hegemony has tended to define black performance art as an extension of theater, this publication provides a critical framework for discussing the history of black performance within the visual arts over the last 50 years. Continue reading