non-traditional forms

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Kara Walker & Jason Moran video https://art21.org/watch/extended-play/kara-walker-jason-moran-sending-out-a-signal-short/ Kara Walker is an artist that uses non-traditional forms. Her work is fe

Kara Walker & Jason Moran video

https://art21.org/watch/extended-play/kara-walker-jason-moran-sending-out-a-signal-short/

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Kara Walker is an artist that uses non-traditional forms. Her work is featured in our textbook chapter.

The installations of American artist Kara Walker (b. 1969) address overlooked history: the pre-Civil War South.  The following video is about a piece called Katastwóf Karavan (2018).  Watch the video and answer the following questions:

Sending Out A Signal Kara Walker & Jason Moran video (

  1. What is Katastwóf Karavan ? Describe how it looks and what it is doing.
  2. How does this monument differ from a traditional monument?
  3. Discuss your personal feelings about this piece.