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Color Schemes
1989
Color
29 minutes

Color Schemes

COLOR SCHEMES uses the cycles of a generic laundromat washing machine as a metaphor to tackle misconceptions about racial assimilation. Twelve writers and performance artists from various cultural backgrounds collaborate in four sequences that present a discourse on the representation of people of color tumbling through America's white wash.
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