restricted access   Number 34, Spring 2014

Table of Contents

Black Collectivities

Guest-edited by Huey Copeland and Naomi Beckwith

Part I

Black Collectivities: An Introduction

pp. 4-7

It May be Useful to Assume the Policeman’s Perspective Now and Then

pp. 8-13

The Otolith Group in Conversation with Naomi Beckwith

pp. 14-21

Question & Answer 1

pp. 22-23

Part II

Enthusiasm: Collectiveness, Politics, and Aesthetics

pp. 24-33

The Form of the Informal

pp. 34-39

Collaborative Improvisation as Critical Pedagogy

pp. 40-47

Notes on Creative Music and Collective Action

pp. 48-51

George E. Lewis in Conversation with John Corbett

pp. 52-54

Question & Answer 2

pp. 56-58

Part III

Taking it to the Streets: African Diasporic Public Ceremonial Culture Then and Now

pp. 60-65

How Far Can We Go if We Keep Marching?

pp. 66-73

The Artist Corporation and the Collective

pp. 74-79

Yours in Blackness: Blocks, Corners, and Other Desire Settings

pp. 80-89

Theaster Gates in Conversation with Romi Crawford

pp. 90-92

Question & Answer 3

pp. 94-96

Feature Reviews

“Being in Now”: Ibrahim El-Salahi at the Tate Modern

pp. 98-108

EL Anatsui: Art and Life

pp. 110-115


Bound to Appear Art, Slavery, and the Site of Blackness in Multicultural America by Huey Copeland (review)

pp. 116-118

In the Tower by Kerry James Marshall (review)

pp. 119-123

Museum of Contemporary African Art 1997–2002 by Meschac Gaba (review)

pp. 124-127