Digitization: Reclaiming Recognition // February 2022 – Black History Month

“It is impossible to create a formula for the future which does not take into account that our society has been doing something special against the Negro for hundreds of years. How then can he be absorbed into the mainstream of American life if we do not do something special for him now?…” WCW VIII

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Companion: Quotations from the Speeches, Essays, and Books of MLK, Jr.

Inspired by NFT’s and the noble figures depicted in tarot Major Arcana cards, my aim is to honourably digitize significant historical figures of the music industry. These images are edited to capture the ethereal and elevated auras of the digital future and the materialist past in homage of the once repressed and gentrified genres of jazz, contemporary, and soul.

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