Who Owns Heritage? 2004

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Historical Sites: The African Burial Ground is an example of a marked historical site with a history of struggle. The site was a place where slaves could be buried in dignity during the late 1600s – 1800. The US...

Museum Repatriation, 2004

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“Heritage is created through a process of exhibition (as knowledge, as performance, as museum display).” – Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Destination Culture, p149. If this is the case – how does a community based on specific living practices share a voice,...

Romance: A Polivocal Collection, 2002

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Self-published book describing relations based on romance, language, and translation through metaphors, symbols, and representations. The book starts off as a story of quotes, then develops a multi-layered metaphoric engagement between the book and the reader. The reader is...

Vowels In My Speech, 2001

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A body bends in time. Its figure contracts with impulses that seem to outlast its physical face I feel deformed by this an infinite sadness wells inside and I disintegrate into the well as dust ashes scar my once...