Decolonize With

April 23rd, 2016

How can we decolonize the disembodied truth-claims of picture making? Instructions for analyzing images using five senses and more.

To decolonise with/decolonize with: v. removal or retreat of an imposing body by way of recognizing and appreciating the act of colonizing spaces, minds, and bodies, as well as the recognition of how one is colonized (by technology, institutions, culture, capitalism, etc.). There will be traces. It requires relinquishing property rights and the impulse to conquer, replacing them with sharing, respect, care, and mutual recognition of otherness.