Better Blackness

December 18, 2012

Make Art Instead of Atrocities: Kara Walker’s Perspective

Filed under: Visual — betterblackness @ 6:44 pm
Tags: ,

The massacres in Newtown, CT, reminded me of this short interview from 2005 with Kara Walker in which she acknowledges that making art about atrocities is preferable to actually committing them. It may even help people with dangerous imaginations flush those evil thoughts out of their system.

Make art, not murder.

Leave a Comment »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: