Tafari Stevenson-Howard © 2020

Category : Art

April 28, 2010

This past weekend, I visited New York’s Museum of Modern Art & fell in love in the photography gallery. I always fall in love in their portrait gallery so this is really no new news! What made me fall during my most recent visit was Carrie Mae Weems’ “From Here I Saw

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April 23, 2010

Thought this was pretty fun.

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April 19, 2010

One of my all time favorite songs performed by Nina Simone is "Lilac Wine." The song is as simple and sweet as the blooms of a lilac tree itself. When I left my 9-5 today I noticed that that lilac tree was blooming & I instantly heard Nina crooning in my head. This is all

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April 11, 2010

Where are your heroes, my little Black ones You are the Indian you so disdainfully shoot Not the big bad sheriff on his faggoty white horse You should play run-away-slave Or Mau Mau These are more in line with your history Ask your mothers for a Rap Brown gun Santa just may co

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March 30, 2010

Erykah Badu’s latest album “New Amerykah, Part 2: Return of the Ankh” is finally here & I’m all in! Of the 12 tracks, I am cracked out 11. I’m sorry, but I just cannot get into “Jump In the Air and Stay There.” Lil Wayne is way too annoying and roach like in a

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March 27, 2010

Whats not to love about this song & the way that Erykah artistically displayed it visually. 3/30 is not getting here fast enough! I'm ready for my "New Amerykah!" GROUP THINK: “They play it safe. Are quick to assassinate what they do not understand. They move in packs,

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March 11, 2010

After seeing all of the 2010 Oscar nominated short films, I was pulling hard for "Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty" to bring home the gold for best animated short but it was not meant to be. The award winner was Francois Alaux and Herve de Crece's "Logorama," which is still a

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February 21, 2010

Usually, I am able to execute most of the photography concepts that I scheme up. If I’m not able to get what I want exactly, I close enough to be happy with the end results. My idea with this image turned out the exact opposite of what I wanted & I’m so/so OK with it.

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February 20, 2010

Last night, I made a trip to the Detroit Film Theatre to see the 2010 Oscar nominated live action & animated short films. This was quite a treat because it’s not often that large audiences get a chance to see short films. For instance, I only saw 2 of the 2009 nominated sh

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February 19, 2010

Finding organic subjects is not always a easy thing to do during the cold Midwestern winters. I can’t wait until spring is here because I need to see colors other than white, gray, & brown. I'm longing to see red, purple, blue & yellow. I’m ready to see leaves, bee

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A Word

Many of my post may be filled with typos, ignorant statements, untruths, bad English, & anything else that may make me appear to be uneducated.

Do yourself a favor… fuck mistakes & read between the lines! Just Saying…