I decided to go to graduate school and got an MFA in art and social practice. And came out with a way to collectively describe my practice, which is “hospitable democracy.” And I call it “a platform for multiple voices across power structures for people and objects.”
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Latoya Peterson and Cherisse Datu: Contempt
Amendment IV: Unreasonable Search and Seizure, Warrants, Probable Cause
presented by Cherisse Datu, Latoya Peterson
The name “Contempt” came from this idea of all the emotions—especially from the death of Breonna Taylor—a lot of the contempt we felt for how the situation was being treated; contempt of the law, which many people of color are accused of; and just generally we decided that this project would be our own way of coping with the trauma of that time and what does it means to be American, what does it mean to be a person of color.