This is America, an experience of pleasure, terror and contradiction

Once you step into Childish Gambino’s territory, you better be ready to be dazed and confused

Vazante: The abject gaze (English Version)

That’s the contradiction of Vazante: it is a work that presents itself as an historical account of what was done to black bodies throughout Brazil’s social formation, but denies any meaningful possibility of agency and autonomy to black characters and, worse than that, to a black spectator.