Visual Identity Politics and Remix Society
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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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Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: BBP Legacy Keepers

Found on Instagram account of blackpantherlegacy

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Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Pregnant black woman

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Kea Woods’ art

Found on: Instagram.

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Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Huey With Slogans

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2, 1967, thirty armed Panthers […] went to the Californian State Capitol in Sacramento to protest the Mumford Act, that repealed a law allowing public carrying of loaded firearms.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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Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Joan Tarika Lewis

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Athlete

Black Pete is Blackface

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

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Jammie Holmes

Jammie Holmes in his studio in Dallas with works Box Fan Heroes (2019) and Mama Raised Me (2020). Photo by Emery Davis, courtesy of the Library Street Collective, Detroit.

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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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Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Akwasi

Coverart of Sankofa by Akwasi. Found on Parool.nl

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Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Mural Of Huey, Marcus & Angela

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Ikynani

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Ned ‘Peanut’ Brown

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Black Woman As Huey

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Alfredo Gray

Found on Instagram @erykahbadu

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Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Michelle Obama

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Window Display

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: King Koley

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Astral Huey

Monkey

Stereotypes

“He gone BEAT HIS ASS”

Found on Facebook, February 7, 2020

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Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: White Rattan Chair

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: thebrixtonambassador

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: Crystal V Cotton as Elaine Brown

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2020: @vanee_chavarria

Found on: Instagram.

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Portfolio Design

New Year’s Resolution—Remix

Postcard (A5)

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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…”

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2019: Black Barbie

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2019: Chatterthis85

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2019: Chickendra

Timeline of Huey Remixed

Huey Remixed 2019: Rakapinto