Debut album review of Wastewomxn by Wastewomxn for Color Bloq's 2020 Worldbuilding Series
The African American Studies Department at Ohio University covered my work and asked me to speak about how my current work and ethos is intimately tied with the foundational experiences from the AA department.
In the 2nd installment of Blackness & Dance the curatorial collective of the series (Dani Kyengo, Vusi KaNkomo & Kim M Reynolds) explore "Jamaica & the sonic phenomenology of the dancehall diaspora."
Dani Kyengo aka BŪJIN guides us through some of her selections from around the globe for the first hour, after which Vusi KaNkomo and Kim M Reynolds follow up with audio mixes (respectively) each in the region of 40 mins in length.
This episode aired live on a11radio.com on Thursday the 17th of Sept 2020
This is the first episode of Blackness & Dance and functions as an introduction to the series curated in collective by Kim M Reynolds, Dani Kyengo & Vusi KaNkomo.
Blackness & Dance is a monthly sonic curation series of presentations, contemplations and incubations exploring the intersecting histories, cartographies and current landscapes of black identity and dance.
This episode aired on a11radio.com on Saturday the 15th of August 2020.
Exile in One’s Own Body: How Ganja & Hess (1973) and Soleil O (1967) reflect complexities of Black american and African immigrant experiences
Comparative long form film essay interrogating how Black experimental film by African and Black american filmmakers offers up paths of complex expression.
Becoming is a photo and interview series that asks five South African individuals who identify as Black, queer, and creative what it means to become? Each person is captured in their moments of becoming - doing the work that helps them be who they
are. As such this work disengages from “speaking back” and centres the knowledges and expansiveness of Black queer perspective. The work is grounded in Black feminist, media and Black queer theory with the interview responses-such as Akwaeke Emezi, Oyèrónkẹ́ Oyěwùmí, Yvette Abraham, Patrick E. Johnson, Stuart Hall, bell hooks, etc
In this op-ed, Kim M Reynolds talks about the history and politics of coloured identity in South Africa and how she navigates it as an american Born Black, light skinned queer woman
Kim M Reynolds unpacks how aspects of US comedy comes at the expense of mocking and using black women as caricatures
In this op-ed, writer Kim Reynolds explains the history of "whitelashes" in the United States.
In 2018, my masters thesis was published with the London School of Economics and Political Science. By conducting a critical discourse analysis of six op-ed pieces from left, right, and center legacy media about Colin Kaepernick and the #TakeaKnee movement, I argue that white supremacy is maintained through mainstream english diction and that racialized discourse is utilized by all three news outlets in differing, yet ultimately, violent, forms. Photo credit: Zoé Samudzi from As Black As Resistance