Episode 4 – Michael Jackson and Monochromatic Cinematography

Abstract: In this episode Elizabeth and Karin talk about the function of black and white (monochrome/chiaroscuro) cinematography in the short films, Bad (dir. Martin Scorsese, 1987) and

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Michael Jackson, Black Modernisms and ‘The Ecstasy of Communication’

With the permission of esteemed academic, Professor Michele Wallace, we are able to publish this culturally and historically relevant article, written and published in 1989 at the height of Jackson’s post-Thriller and Bad success. We have also included, with permission, the artwork of Mrs Faith Ringgold, also created in 1988.

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