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The artists Kandis Williams and Devin Troy Strother join gallery director Ebony L. Haynes for a discussion about the contemporary tensions of presenting the black body as it relates to sexuality, politics, and history. The panel considers the current potential of a black postmodern moment, enabled by social media platforms that offer new strategies for countering systems of control and propagandistic uses of black subjectivity.
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