Kara Keeling

ARTHUR JAFA

May 2017

Curated by Amira Gad The first London solo show of influential African American cinematographer, experimental filmmaker, and artist Arthur Jafa opens at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and elsewhere throughout the city in June. Though Jafa is… READ ON

PREVIEWS

COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS: A ROUNDTABLE

Dipesh Chakrabarty, David Joselit, Kara Keeling, Kobena Mercer, Michelle Kuo, and Emily Roysdon; moderated by Huey Copeland

June 2016

TO MAP THE SHIFTING COORDINATES OF IDENTITY—and difference—in culture today, critic and art historian HUEY COPELAND moderates a roundtable with artist EMILY ROYSDON; film theorist KARA KEELING; Artforum’s editor, MICHELLE KUO; and some of … READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2016 [TOC]

School of Life

Kara Keeling on the L.A. Rebellion

January 2013

THAT CHARLES BURNETT’S STARK NEO-NEOREALIST KILLER OF SHEEP (1977), Julie Dash’s nuanced historical drama Daughters of the Dust (1991), and Haile Gerima’s cinematic hand grenade Bush Mama (1976) all grew out of the same fecund moment in film… READ ON

FILM

SCHOOL OF LIFE: THE L.A. REBELLION

October 2011

THAT CHARLES BURNETT’S STARK NEO-NEOREALIST KILLER OF SHEEP (1977), Julie Dash’s nuanced historical drama Daughters of the Dust (1991), and Haile Gerima’s cinematic hand grenade Bush Mama (1976) all grew out of the same fecund moment in film… READ ON

IN PRINT October 2011 [TOC]