Love is The Message The Message is Death

Arthur Jafa


Edition : First / New York / Gavin Brown / 2016 / Softcover. / VG+
Square 8vo, 122pp. Enbossed Boards. Numerous Colour and Black & White plates. Text in English.

Book of the film – “Jafa’s work is a seven-minute video made up of clips collaged from original and found footage. Distressing scenes of historic and contemporary violence inflicted on Black Americans by individuals and institutions are woven with scenes of religious ecstasy, athletic prowess, poetic and musical performance ‘ what Jafa has called ‘a Black display of Black excellence.”

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