Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Art & Art History
Academic Program Adviser
This thesis looks at the video works of artists Ulysses Jenkins, Ina Archer, and Garrett Bradley and their appropriation of images of Black actors in Classic Hollywood films through the theoretical framework of afropessimism.
Seidel, Madeleine A., "Black and Silver Screens: Afropessimism and Filmic Appropriation in Contemporary Video Art" (2022). CUNY Academic Works.