Kara Walker's A Subtelty or an Homage to the unpaid and overworked Artisans who have refined our Sweet tastes from the cane fields to the Kitchens of the New World on the Occasion of the demolition of the Domino Sugar Refining Plant
Kara Walker's piece invigorated an abandoned space to be torn down. This site: a run down sugar factory, received a visit from this large feminine sphinx and several molasses boys and thousands of art viewers. I urge you to check out this brief video made by Creative Time in collaboration with the artist:
One of the most interesting academic articles I have ever read is linked below. Please check it out and give it a read. Remember when reading academic stuff I understand mostly 50% of it and then through another read and talking with others about some of the stuff I found interesting I learn more and more. Please reach out to discuss!