205 mm x 255 mm, 208 pages
First published in 2020
Editor-in-chief: Dessane Lopez Cassell
Guest editor: Darol Olue Kael
Art director: Caroline Washington
The journal of film and visual culture exploring 'what it means to see and bear witness for Black, Brown and Indigenous communities globally.' This is the Summer 2022 issue:
'Each piece in this issue explores the complexities of vision and visual culture in an ever-shifting world, from Jasmine Weber's discerning feature on the groundbreaking architect Amaza Lee Meredith, to Jenzia Burgos' incisive interrogation of music videos by the emerging Dominican rapper Tokischa...'
On the cover: Martine Syms.
On the Journal:
At work with founder Maori Karmael Holmes, ‘The magazine allows us to talk about films and television series and exhibitions that aren't necessarily a part of the (Blackstar film) festival and gives us an opportunity to dive deeply into some artists' bodies of work as well as get more into their backgrounds. I especially love the artist-to-artist pairings. The magazine can also have a life of its own and reach audience who might never be interested in attending or participating in the festival. And the magazine is of course an archive.’