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Black Pete is Blackface

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

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Slide from lecture "Visual culture, Identity and Design" by Nana Adusei-Poku on March 19, 2015

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16 zwarte vrouwelijke cadetten van West Point poseren in traditioneel uniform met geheven vuist (© AP)

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Representation (System of…)

…“the relation between ‘things’, concepts and signs lies at the heart of the production of meaning in language. The process which links these three elements together is what we call ‘representation’.” 
—Stuart Hall

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Dialogic

“Representation functions less like a model of a one-way transmitter and more like the model of a dialogue —it is, they say, dialogic. What sustains this ‘dialogue’ is the presence of shared cultural codes, which cannot guarantee that meaning will remain stable forever.”
—Stuart Hall

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