How black womxn artists are pioneering new visual modes of seeing and being seen through the lens of fat feminist politics + queer liberation.

In this final episode of season two, Amelia travels to Connecticut to talk to activist, academic + museum educator Alexandra Thomas about her research on Black studies + visual culture and her fat feminist politics, including her call for feminist groups to eat cupcakes together and go be loud in museums.

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Resources:

Combahee River Collective Statement
Wangechi Mutu
Kara Walker
Renée Cox
Nona Faustine
Faith Ringgold
Beyonce’s music video for APESHIT
Ashley Shackleford


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