Aria Dean explores the black creative labour put into memes, images defined not by their content but by how they are circulated, mutated and compressed. While all memes lack attribution, Dean illustrates a palpable link between white appropriation of memes created by black people and a deeper lineage of theft and leering fascination.

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Filmmaker
Aria Dean
Premiere
European premiere
Country
USA
Year
2018
Medium
Other
Length
6’
Language
English
Producer
Aria Dean
Sales
Aria Dean