Rikuro Miyai's Expanded Cinema

Rikuro Miyai, still from Phenomenology of Zeitgeist, 1967. Image courtesy of the artist.

Against Ethnography

Vicente Cueto, still from Raccaya Umasi, 2015. Image courtesy of the artist.

Nathaniel Dorsky: The Dreamer

Nathaniel Dorsky, still from Autumn, 2016. Image courtesy of the artist.

Stacey Steers: Edge of Alchemy

Stacey Steers, still from Edge of Alchemy, 2016. Image courtesy of the artist.

The Passion of Remembrance

Maureen Blackwood and Isaac Julien/Sankofa Film and Video, still from The Passion of Remembrance, 1986. Image courtesy of Women Make Movies.

Sky Hopinka: Translations and Transmutations

Sky Hopinka, still from Anti-Objects, or Space Without Path or Boundary, 2016. Image courtesy of the artist.

Hyphen-Labs: NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism

Hyphen-Labs, NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism, ongoing. Image courtesy the artists.

Melika Bass: Devotional Animals

Melika Bass, still from Creature Companion, 2017. Image courtesy of the artist. 

Wael Shawky: Cabaret Crusades

Wael Shawky, still from Cabaret Crusades III: The Secrets of Karbala, 2015. © Wael Shawky; Courtesy of Lisson Gallery.



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