Against the Grain


Hidden Messages, Repeating Patterns
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Hidden Messages, Repeating Patterns

Artist Lawrence Lemaoana on coding narratives into textiles and his uneasy relationship with the art world.
Neo Maditla
By Neo Maditla
When a Tree Says No
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When a Tree Says No

Following histories of deforestation, dispossesion, epistemic violence, and resistance.
Franca López Barbera
By Franca López Barbera
Culture, No Context:
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Culture, No Context:

Face to face with the ethics of European Ethnographic Museums.
Cherry-Ann Davis
By Cherry-Ann Davis
An Accidental Game of Telephone
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An Accidental Game of Telephone

How a group of women designed the Black Panther logo.
Evan Nicole Brown
By Evan Nicole Brown
Histories Neglected by History
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Histories Neglected by History

The textbook closing the gap on the history of Arab graphic design.
Ghalia Elsrakbi
By Ghalia Elsrakbi
No Time to Lose
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No Time to Lose

Remembering trans and travestis lives and politics in Brazil. An incomplete timeline of an ongoing struggle.
Bruna Benevides
By Bruna Benevides