#DecolonizeHistory is about interrupting space, addressing colonial roots and undoing processes of white supremacy.
Historical narratives are most often presented without the context of colonization, slavery and imperialism despite the huge role they play on all aspects of life.
Hoping this project raises awareness about the injustices towards Trayvon Martin, subject to a system of racism that never served to protect his life, Omar Khadr, a Canadian citizen arrested and detained in Guantanamo Bay when he was only 15 years old, and Assata Shakur & Huey Newton, labelled “terrorists” for actively resisting systemic racism.
#DecolonizeHistory aims to illuminate the role that processes of colonialism continue to play out in society.
I like the idea of people just walking around, going about their daily life, and suddenly being interrupted by these images. You’re walking your dog and damn that kid is dead. You’re going grocery shopping and holy shit that kid has been in prison for the last decade for a crime he didn’t commit.
I like the idea