MarkMulder

About

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Identity politics

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Identity Politics (Visual)

Visual identity politics: how identity relates to power and how this relationship is seen in images, media and narratives.

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1001 streams of whiteness

“Why you can’t have White Pride…” @tizzyent on Tik Tok

So [white pride] represents superiority and hate and [black pride] a fight for equality.

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Reading stuff

Theory of Remix

Sources for Theory of Re-mix

After René Magritte. La Clef des songes (The Interpretation of Dreams). Brussels, 1935

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Theory of Remix

Sample (verb)

In its most basic definition, to sample means to copy or cut and paste.

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Theory of Remix

Re-edit

In music, a “re-edit is a new version made by cutting-up and splicing together chunks of the original song in a different order, usually using a tape recorder, a razor blade and some sticky tape.” (Brewster 1999, p192)

Re-mix

Teaching

75 Remixes; part of The Original

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Huey's Re-Mix

Huey’s Re-mix 2020: BBP Legacy Keepers

Found on Instagram account of blackpantherlegacy

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Black Panther Party

A Panther’s Legacy: How the Panther’s visual rhetoric remains part of our pop.cultural imagination

Black Panther Party

A timeline of the Black Panther Party (1966-1982)

“On May 2, 1967, thirty armed Panthers […] went to the Californian State Capitol in Sacramento to protest the Mumford Act, that repealed a law allowing public carrying of loaded firearms. The Black Panther Party burst upon America’s consciousness when media from all over the world covered this protest” (Shames 2016, 27)

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Black Pete is Blackface

“Black is Beautiful” a.k.a. The cultural appropriation of anti-racism protest by angry white men.

Race-ism

A Man was lynched by police yesterday

1001 streams of whiteness

Karen

Amy Cooper

"I'm not a racist. I did not mean to harm that man in any way," Amy Cooper said to CNN

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Encyclopedia of —isms

Stereotypes

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Typing

A type is any simple, vivid, memorable, easily grasped and widely recognized characterization in which a few traits are foregrounded and change or ‘development’ is kept to a minimum. — Richard Dyer

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Encyclopedia of —isms

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Stereotypes

Stereotyping

Stereotyping reduces people to a few, simple, essential characteristics which are represented as fixed by Nature —Stuart Hall

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Huey's Re-Mix

Huey’s Re-mix 2020: Lovie Simone as Selah

Monkey

Stereotypes

“He gone BEAT HIS ASS”

Found on Facebook, February 7, 2020

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Products of Research

Re-mix

New Year’s Resolution—Remix

New Year's Resolution: Let's make it pop!

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Black Pete is Blackface

“Black is beautiful” a.k.a. Turning the stereotype around

Black Pete is Blackface

“Wie zoet is krijgt lekkers…” a.k.a. How candy and exotic delicacies are use to display racial stereotypes

Black Pete is Blackface

Silly Pete…

Quote by Bram Bakker, famous Dutch psychiatrist. Found in: AD, December 30, 2014, p13

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Black Pete is Blackface

Zwart van Roet (black of soot): the blacker, the dirtier a.k.a. Washing the Blackamoor White

Black Pete is Blackface

“black skin, eyes rimmed in white, red lips and frizzy hair”

Close up of the image of Black Pete found on a poster in Antwerp (BE), October 2019

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Black Pete is Blackface

Prelude: “It’s that time of the year again…”

Huey's Re-Mix

Huey’s Re-mix 2019: Michael Kiwanuka

Stereotypes

Twix Dark vs White

Found on Facebook, October 14, 2019
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Blackbook

The essence of urbanity by Michelle Provoost (Crimson)

1001 streams of blackness

Re-mix

Remix: Malcolm X, pulling back curtains to peer out of a window

Identity politics

Ladies and Gentlemen: Stylistic Gendered Bathroom Signs Athens

Found in Athens, Greece, January 2019

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Encyclopedia of —isms

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Society Of The Spectacle

Found in National Technical University of Athens, Exarcheia, Athens on Jan 3rd, 2019

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21C Mythologies

Re-mix

McDonalds’ Wrap of the Day, a re-mix appropriation

Huey's Re-Mix

Huey’s Re-mix 2018: Power To The People Movie

A scene from the concept trailer 'Power to the People'. Found on YouTube.

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Blackbook

Pedro Bell on the importance of a visual concept as a band.

“If you have have group that has a concept that’s visual, people will buy the product,” [Pedro Bell] said. Groups like Mandrill and The Undisputed Truth were impressive, but didn’t have the longevity of Funkadelic because they lacked a coherent (literal) vision of themselves, and the world they were creating. “If you want to survive, you better have some visual concept, and if you really want to survive you better have more than that.”

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Huey's Re-Mix

Huey’s Re-Mix 2018: Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland & Tim Weatherspoon as members of the Black Panther Party@ Halloween 2018

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White people

The average Dutch person

Research on Research

Research & Time

“Research makes time march forward, it makes time march backwards, and it also makes time stand still” — Greil Marcus, Lipstick Traces p.18

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Research on Research

Blink Method, a research method for kids in primary school

Methode Blink (found in: newsletter OBS Het Landje)

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Blackbook

Ultimate cheatsheet for Critical Thinking

Found on Facebook

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détournement

détournement’

The most wellknown strategy of the situationists was undoubtedly the principle of ‘détournement’ (or ‘distortion’ or ‘hijack’). Situationists considered it the duty of the activist to turn the forces of consumerism and the society of the spectacle against themselves.

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