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Cinema Remixed and Reloaded

Black Women and the Moving Image Since 1970

Cinema Remixed and Reloaded is a daring, bold, innovative look at black women artists and video art. This historical survey examines an intriguing and unbounded scope of work, including experimental film, projections, and installations. Creative projects by established artists who became interested in time-based media several decades ago, such as Camille Billops, Barbara McCullough, Howardena Pindell, and Adrian Piper, are presented alongside such midcareer artists as Berni Searle, Lorna Simpson, Kara Walker, and Carrie Mae Weems, who continually garner international acclaim. Works by emerging artists, including Elizabeth Axtman, Debra Edgerton, Lauren Kelley, Jessica Ann Peavy, Pamela Sunstrum, and Lauren Woods, are also featured. While exploring personal experiences and dissecting popular visual culture, the artists in Cinema Remixed and Reloaded provide relevant views on several important topics--memory, loss, alienation, racial politics, gender inequities, empowerment, and the pursuit of power.

About the Authors

Andrea Barnwell Brownlee is director of the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta. Valerie Cassel Oliver is curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. Other contributors include Isolde Brielmaier, Rhea Combs, Romi Crawford, Makeba Dixon-Hill, Merrill Falkenberg, Leslie King-Hammond, Lowery Stokes Sims, and Anne Collins Smith.


"By defining how black women create and interrogate video art, Cinema Remixed and Reloaded contributes a critique of visual art and analyzes aesthetics of black women's art . . . [and] establishes as it challenges ideals about authority and aesthetic norms."—Black Camera

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