Manual: 14 Shadows

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Manual 14 (Shadows) shines a light on the shadow, centering the black body as a site of possibility, liberatory self-awareness, radical non-conformity, and joyful defiance. Softcover, 108 pages.

Published Fall/Winter 2020 by the RISD Museum. This issue complements the RISD Museum exhibition Defying the Shadow, curated by Dr. Anita N. Bateman. 

14 (Shadows) contributors include: Andrea Achi, Emanuel Admassu, Anita N. Bateman, Makeda Best, Gina Borromeo, Rashayla Marie Brown, Shuriya Davis, Akwaeke Emezi Tayana Fincher, Melanee C. Harvey, Kate Irvin, Sade LaNay, Kelly Taylor Mitchell Dominic Molon, Oluremi C. Onabanjo, Kevin Quashie, Matthew Shenoda, Leslie Wilson

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Manual: a journal about art and its making, a twice-yearly publication, uses the collections, exhibitions, and collaborations of the RISD Museum as an impetus for essays and interviews, artist interventions, and archive highlights. A fusion of academic arts journal and design magazine, Manual is a resource for engaged conversations about art, design, and the impact of creative making by curators, artists, scholars, and educators.

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