Black Body

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  • Black Body

  • Artist: Thomas Allen Harris
  • Year: 1992
  • Duration: 5:00
  • Country: United States
  • Drawing on representations of the body in Tanzanian Macunde carvings, BLACK BODY explores the body s physical and psychic interaction with the legacy of African -American oppression. The black body as subject becomes the receptacle of racial and sexual stereotypes which carve themselves into the skin. The body flexes to incorporate the physical and psychic legacy of African-American oppression and interaction.

  • Accession #: 1853
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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