Umi's Archive is a multipart, multimedia research project that digs deep into the life of one woman, Amina Amatul Haqq (1950-2017), neé Audrey Weeks, to explore the meanings of being Black in the world. Umi’s Archive launched as a “(re)claimed space where we remember and dream” in 2021 with a six-part online exhibition series curated by scholar-artist-activist, Su'ad Abdul Khabeer. (Description from Umi's Archive)
The African Hair Braiding salon is a transactional space where collaboration, cultural exchange, and image production take place.
This year-long project in collaboration with Recess Activities investigates braiding as a metaphor and rule-based framework for production. The act of braiding informs modes of making where juxtaposition, layering, and repetition produce a range of meanings. (Description from site)
The Texas Freedom Colonies Project is an educational and social justice initiative dedicated to supporting the preservation of Black settlement landscapes, heritage, and grassroots preservation practices through research (Description from The Texas Freedom Colonies Project)
The Eugene Lesbian History Project is a community-based, digital humanities project that preserves and shares the unique history of the lesbian community in Eugene, Oregon.
The project includes filmed oral histories with 83 narrators, a digital exhibit, and a documentary film. (Description from project website)
.break .dance is an interactive creative non-fiction longform choreo-essay of about fifteen thousand words, but because it is comprised of a variety of layered, time-based, and branching experiences, an average reader’s experience comes in a bit closer to five thousand words. It also has a companion piece, an exploratory longform digital essay titled “Breaking, Dancing, Making in the Machine: Notes on .break .dance.” (Description from Reviews in Digital Humanities)
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