Date of Submission

Fall 2023

Academic Program


Project Advisor 1

Yarran Hominh

Abstract/Artist's Statement

"The Freedom Handbook." This autobiographical exploration is not only a personal endeavor but a response to the critical framework presented by Frank Wilderson in his book, “AfroPessimism”. For those unfamiliar with AfroPessimism as a theory, it ultimately positions Black people as socially dead, prompting me to challenge the conventional understanding of it solely as a critical theory. If we accept the claims that human life hinges on the complete objectification of a distinct people, the implications extend far beyond the realm of theory, urging us to confront the very essence of freedom itself. As you embark on this journey with me, consider your own thoughts, emotions, and questions about freedom, as we collectively grapple with the intricate nuances of this profound concept.

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