NYU Black Renaissance Noire Volume 18 Issue 1 - Winter 2018 - Page 104

I glisten in my innocence . Flash of crimson . . . Hint of lavender . . . Halo of gold This party ’ s just getting started . One pass , then another . There : One ’ s moaning in the corner . I ’ ll finish her off for sure & one ’ s rocking on his knees & you too you motherfucker . . . & . . . & here he pauses for a call to heaven or is it hell when the walls come crashing down . I am War . I am Mayhem . Irrelevance unleashed . You will die in my conflagration . Go ahead . Ready or not Here I am & Here I come .
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interview Foad Satterfield: Things Known By Megan Wilkinson m Foad Satterfield Foad Satterfield and I sit in his Emeryville, CA, studio, surrounded by works in progress, pieces of his African art collection, and his vast storehouse of paintings completed throughout his venerable career. We share mint tea and chat about art, nature, travel, meditation, and the interconnectedness of life, the latter of which Foad says is the one abiding belief that has always driven his work. Even now I ask myself, “do my paintings act as vehicles, moving the audience toward a deeper understanding of themselves?” It is my desire that my work, through the metaphysical instrument of painting, awakens a center within viewers that moves them beyond the intellect, filling them up, filling them ݥѠи%Ё́ѡͅ)͕ѥձ͔ɕЁͥ)ɔ]ȁѡ́ѕɹ)PݔЁ͡ɔ)Ё݅́ݡݔɔɕ͕)%ӊéєѼ́ݡ))Mѕə)Mѥ́Mѽ́Mɥ̸MɅ)Յ(ӊtÊt)$eЁѡЁͽѼɕɬ)܁əЁЁ́ѡЁѕ)ݥѠ٥́ٔȁ݅́Ʌ͕)ѽݸ=ɅQ̤)!܁ɽݥѡɔɬ)ѥѕɕЁ)$ٕݥѠ䁝ɕЁչЁ ѡ) Ք=Ʌ٥ɽ)ٔи$݅́ѕٕ)ѡѼɔɔɥ)䁙ɵѥٔ啅̰ͼ)$ٕͽͽ䁽)ѡх䁽ѡ́ѡЁ݅́ɵ)䁵䁽͕مѥ̸ٕ啅ȁ$)݅эѡ危́ѡ)ɕ́ȁɐȁݽձ)ѡͭ䁅ЁаЁ)ѼݸٕȁѥѡЁѡɔ)хɝѥѼѡ̸)$ݽձͼ䁵͕ݥѠ)Սѥѡ̸5չЁѡ)ɕЁݽ͕ɕх䁑ͬ)$ݽձхȁ͍ɑѕ)ЁѼѡɍѡЁɑ)$ݽձɅѡٕ́Ѽե)Չ́Ёѡͥх)ȁ̸$ѡ͕ɥѕ́$)չѡЁѡѱɽ)$ɕѕȁѡ%Ё݅́х)ѼѼٔչɵݥѠѡ͔)ѱݕ̸$хѕѡѕɹ)ѡɍɥ́Ʌѡ)ѱ͕́Ѽɕє͕͔)ɑȁݥѡѡɅи)$ɕȁѽѡЁ$͕Ѽ)ݥѠѡɡѽ́ɽչӊe)ݕ丁$ݽձЁѡ̰)Ёѡఁͱչȁȁ)ͼЁ݅́ɬѡ͔͡)ѼѡѕȁЁ͡܁)ѡȁɕѥ̸)eԁѥѡЁȁչЁѽ)ɥ͔ɥɽ!܁)Ʌٕ́ɽȁݸݽɱ)=Ʌ)5չЁ ѡ݅́չ)ɰɽ9܁%ɥ1եͥQ)ѡЁٕ͡ȁɅٕ݅́Ѽ)ٔݥѠUɽ́ѡ)MIٕȁѼ=Ʌ=䰁͡)չ݅́͡ɥ)ѼIAѥM͡ͅe)ѠMх啐ȁͥ) ѡɅٕٕ)ɽ]݅́͡䁙)хѕɕ٥ѕȁչ́)ݥѠѥ́ɽȁɅ̸ٕ$ݽձ)ѡչ̰䁥ѥݽձ)хЁ݅́́Ց)$ݽձѼѡ1ɔQ͔ѕ)ݽɱUѥѡ)ݔЁѥѡ݅)ѡɽPѡЁ݅́и%Ё݅́)չɕ%хɕɽՍѥM)ѡ͔ɥ́ѡ͔չ́݅́)ɥՅɥȁQ͡ݕ)ɝȁݽɱѡЁ$݅ѕѼ)ѥє)$܁ԁɕՕѱ٥ͥѕ)ȁ䁥 ɹɥ)ѡЁѥ]ɔѡ䁥յх)ɅMչ́хѥ)eȁ݅́٥ѡMѠɥ)ѡ) ɽ܁Ʉѡ՝ѡ՝)ѡЁٕȁѕȁѼȁɥ)$͕Ѽ٥ͥЁUMх)MɅ͍ɥյ̸)]$ٕ݅́$չѕɕѡ)ѥ́ 噙ɐMѥ͡ɭ))ͽAQ́݅́ѡѥ)ȁ͔$ɕ䁱)ѡ͕аȁѡЁѥ)$չѽѡ͔٥Յ́)Pݡݕɔ͕ɥ)Ёѡ́ѡqлt)9Ёѡа䁥ɽՍѥѼ)ѡ݅́ѡ́)͕մݡɔ$ٕ呅)ɥͽɹ̰ݡх)ݕɔɉͥ$݅́Ё͕)Ѽٔѡ͔չѕՕѥ)ɝȁ]Ёݕɔѡ͔)ЁݡЁݕɔѡ)͕]Ёѡ͔ѥ́ͼ)хЁѡЁѡݕɔ)ѡ́Ʌ=Ʌѡɥ٥ )ѕɥ͔齹ͼݡ$ѥٕ)ѡɔ$݅́ͽѕѼхɕ)ɽѡи5UեЁ)ѕ٥ѡѕȰɽѽɔ)MMɕиٕ役ݽɭ)ɐ丁!ݕٕȰݔ)ٕѼ1 ɱ̰1եͥ)ݡ$͕ٕ݅́ȁЁ啅́)%ѡɐɅ$ѕɕq1ѕɉ՟t)ѕЁͥͥѕȁ)é)ɽ]ɕ̸$ݽЁɥ锰)ݡѡ䁙չЁѡЁ$݅́ɽ)ѡqɕt͍ѡѽЁ)$ٕ݅́ѡɐѡ)ݥ́ݕɔ٥ѕѼ٥ͥЁѡ)́QɽՍ́ɽ՝)ѡݡє́ѕ٥ݕѡ)ЃqɅЁѥtɔѡ)ѕ٥ݕ)5չٕ͡䁹)!Ё՝Ё䁙)ɽͥɅ̸%Ё݅́)ѡѠȁ͔́ѡЁ$)䁙Ё͕Ց)Ёͥѕ䁙Ёɽ)́݅́Ѽɕє ѱϊdմ)ٕȁݥѠ́Ʌѥɽ͍ɼ)Q́ѥ݅́ͼѡ)ѡ!е͡A卡)͍ͥЁѡЁ屔e)ɕͽєݥѠѽՍ$݅)ɅݸѼɥѡ́ݥѠɔ)Ʌ٥䁱ѡ Ѡ) Ո)ѕȁѡ ݬѠ)ݡɔ$Ёɐ )!эͽѕȁɑ)́չѥаѡ́݅́ѡݽɱ)$݅ѕѼи)$х啐1 ɱ́ѡɽ՝)͍ЁٕȁЁ͍)͔ѡɔ݅́䁥)͕ɕѕ͍́ȁѡՉи)$݅́݅́ɕѡ՝)Q͕ЁѡѼЁ$ձ)݅́ͥ$啐ɥЁ)ѡ͍͔ѡѽ)ɥ̸%չȁ$݅ѕѼ)ͥ͡ȸ$ɕ䁭܁)Ѽ͕܁ɽаٕхɕ)ݸѡ̰хѕѼɅ܁ѡ)́ݕ%ѠɅ$$݅)ɕѼѼ9܁eɬѼѼ)͍͡Ёɕ́ͅ)]$хѕѼݥѹ́)ɕѡх́ɔ)$ɕ镐$ѡȁɅѕѼ)٥єѡ́܁͍Ʌʹ)$ѕɵ$݅́Ѽѥե͠)͕䁉ѡѥ݅䁽)ɕͥ݅䁽)$ɕ锁܁ѡЁݡЁ$݅)݅́хѡѥѼ)ͽѡ䁅 ͕)ٕ䁥и$ɕ)ɥٔѼɥЁѡЁи)%ѕ٥܁ݥѠ5]ͽ