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Eduard Arriaga and Andrés Villar

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9781683402046

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2022

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9781683402046.001.0001

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Borrowing Digital Tools to Connect the Periphery

Borrowing Digital Tools to Connect the Periphery

Interview with Alí Majul

Chapter:
(p.144) 9 Borrowing Digital Tools to Connect the Periphery
Source:
Afro-Latinx Digital Connections
Author(s):

Eduard Arriaga

Andrés Villar

, Eduard Arriaga, Andrés Villar
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683402046.003.0010

Alí Majul is an Afro-Colombian performance artist and activist who uses digital technology as part of his practice. As one of the coordinators and most active members of Contextos, a cultural collective in the Colombian city of Cartagena, Majul and his collaborators have created Canal Cultural (Cultural Channel), a web presence through which they disseminate their production and connect with diverse members of their community. Majul proposes that a healthy critical wariness of the digital needs to be fostered in Afro-Latinx and peripheral communities at large, and argues against the primacy of the academy in terms of how knowledge is valued, calling in effect for a decolonized epistemology. Majul also challenges ongoing gender discrimination that is compounded by issues of race.

Keywords:   Blackness, Afro-Latinx, Afro-Colombian, decolonized epistemology, activist, gender discrimination, Contextos, Canal Cultural

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