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21C Mythologies

Re-mix

McDonalds’ Wrap of the Day, a re-mix appropriation

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Identity politics

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Identity Politics (Visual)

Visual identity politics: how identity relates to power and how this relationship is seen in images, media and narratives.

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Re-mix

Teaching

22 Remixes

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Teaching

Introduction: Jazz—Visual Culture, Style & Attitude

JohnColtrane, GiantSteps

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Blackbook

New Year’s Resolution 💯

Happy 2021!

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1001 streams of whiteness

“Why you can’t have White Pride…” @tizzyent on Tik Tok

So [white pride] represents superiority and hate and [black pride] a fight for equality.

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Reading stuff

Theory of Remix

Theory of Re-mix: a reading list

After René Magritte. La Clef des songes (The Interpretation of Dreams). Brussels, 1935

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Theory of Remix

Sample (verb)

In its most basic definition, to sample means to copy or cut and paste.

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Theory of Remix

Re-edit

In music, a “re-edit is a new version made by cutting-up and splicing together chunks of the original song in a different order, usually using a tape recorder, a razor blade and some sticky tape.” (Brewster 1999, p192)

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: BBP Legacy Keepers

Found on Instagram account of blackpantherlegacy

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Black Panther Party

A timeline of the Black Panther Party (1966-1982)

“On May 2, 1967, thirty armed Panthers […] went to the Californian State Capitol in Sacramento to protest the Mumford Act, that repealed a law allowing public carrying of loaded firearms. The Black Panther Party burst upon America’s consciousness when media from all over the world covered this protest” (Shames 2016, 27)

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Black Pete is Blackface

“Black is Beautiful” a.k.a. The cultural appropriation of anti-racism protest by angry white men.

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Jammie Holmes

Jammie Holmes in his studio in Dallas with works Box Fan Heroes (2019) and Mama Raised Me (2020). Photo by Emery Davis, courtesy of the Library Street Collective, Detroit.

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1001 streams of whiteness

Karen

Amy Cooper

"I'm not a racist. I did not mean to harm that man in any way," Amy Cooper said to CNN

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Encyclopedia of —isms

Stereotypes

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Typing

A type is any simple, vivid, memorable, easily grasped and widely recognized characterization in which a few traits are foregrounded and change or ‘development’ is kept to a minimum. — Richard Dyer

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Encyclopedia of —isms

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Stereotypes

Stereotyping

Stereotyping reduces people to a few, simple, essential characteristics which are represented as fixed by Nature —Stuart Hall

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Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Akwasi

Coverart of Sankofa by Akwasi. Found on Parool.nl

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Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Ned ‘Peanut’ Brown

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Alfredo Gray

Found on Instagram @erykahbadu

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Monkey

Stereotypes

“He gone BEAT HIS ASS”

Found on Facebook, February 7, 2020

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Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Fan art

Found on Instagram. © @Acrylicpapi

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Products of Research

Re-mix

New Year’s Resolution—Remix

New Year's Resolution: Let's make it pop!

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Black Pete is Blackface

“Black is beautiful” a.k.a. Turning the stereotype around

Black Pete is Blackface

“Wie zoet is krijgt lekkers…” a.k.a. How candy and exotic delicacies are use to display racial stereotypes

Black Pete is Blackface

Silly Pete…

Quote by Bram Bakker, famous Dutch psychiatrist. Found in: AD, December 30, 2014, p13

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Black Pete is Blackface

Zwart van Roet (black of soot): the blacker, the dirtier a.k.a. Washing the Blackamoor White

Black Pete is Blackface

“black skin, eyes rimmed in white, red lips and frizzy hair”

Close up of the image of Black Pete found on a poster in Antwerp (BE), October 2019

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Black Pete is Blackface

Prelude: “It’s that time of the year again…”

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2019: Michael Kiwanuka

Stereotypes

Twix Dark vs White

Found on Facebook, October 14, 2019
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Blackbook

The essence of urbanity by Michelle Provoost (Crimson)

1001 streams of blackness

Re-mix

Remix: Malcolm X, pulling back curtains to peer out of a window