Blackness and the Not-Yet-Finished

Mn Artists guest editor, poet and sound artist Chaun Webster, critically engages Douglas Kearney's conceptualization of mess as a way to think about the plasticity of blackness within its spatial temporal continuum.

Chaun Webster

Chaun Webster is a poet and graphic designer living in Minneapolis whose work is attempting to put pressure on the spatial andtemporal limitations of writing, of the english language, as a way to demonstrate its incapacity for describing blackness outside of a regime of death and dying. Webster’s debut book, Gentry!fication: or the scene of the crime, was published by Noemi Press in 2018, and received the 2019 Minnesota Book Award for poetry. Wail Song: wading in the water at the end of the …   read more