cultural appropriation

what is the self proclaimed 'art hoe'?

The whitewashing of the 'art hoe' movement

Article
Marieke Weeda
24/09/2019
10 minutes to read

This article explores how the art hoe movement, meant as a space of creative expression for PoC (People of Colour) artists, got whitewashed into a mere aesthetic disconnected from its origins.

Twitter Blackfishing exposed

Blackfishing on social media

Article
Blean Tsige
01/12/2018
11 minutes to read

The aim of this article is to explain the new trend of blackfishing as a social issue on digital media. Why do white celebrities want to appear black or biracial?

Netta Barzilai Eurovision

Eurovision 2018: Cowboys, Geisha’s and Metoo

Article
Inge van de Ven
13/05/2018
7 minutes to read

The Eurovision finale last Saturday sparked controversy regarding cultural appropriation by the winner. The online reception of this event is very revealing with respect to the politics of representation of our time.

"My skin is White, but inside I’m Black"

Column
Nastassja Wessels
02/03/2017
5 minutes to read

For the Kasi Mlungus, Rachel Dolezals and others who seem to be the colorblind and feeling the ‘transracial’ buzz: Check your (White) privilege.