Shawanda Corbett

Hear what I’m saying

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Year 2020
Medium Acrylic on paper
Dimensions 30 x 21.1 cm
Nominated by Zoe Whitley
Top pick Russell Tovey, actor and Talk Art host

About the work

Hear what I’m saying depicts the first conversation between parent and child about blackness, when oral histories about the 60s and 70s in rural Mississippi are exchanged to further explain the importance of the body. The crucial need to listen, and how a young mind processes body politics are expressed through an interpretation of jazz.

← Marcus Cope

In The Balance

Rhys Coren →

Fourty-five Played at Thirty-three

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