Dissection of the “new racism,” from one of the greatest radical black intellectuals of our time.
An intellectual biography of artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien , looking at key moments in his career and discussing the influences that shaped them. Contributors: Cynthia Rose, Paul Gilroy, Kobena Mercer, B. Ruby Rich, bell hooks, Giuliana Bruno, Christine Van Assche, Laura Mulvey, Stuart Hall.
Through fact and fiction, questions and answers, writings from the heart and writing from the street, Common chronicles one day of a Self-Appointed-Artist-in-Residence in the City of London. Performances occur and reoccur as this book takes us to crashes in global markets, turbulence in the Euro-zone, riots on hot summer nights and the most extraordinary imaginings.