Damon Davis

Recent Press

 
2019

Campbell, Kevin. “‘Whose Streets?' director speaks in Charlotte about movement for justice.” wsoctc.com. https://www.wsoctv.com/community/whose-streets-director-speaks-in-charlotte-about-movement-for-justice/934592534?utm_source=homestream&utm_medium=site_navigation&utm_campaign=homestream_click. March 29, 2019.

UMSL Daily.  “St. Louis artist Damon Davis’ powerful exhibition ‘Negrophilia’ opening Feb. 16 at Galley 210.” blogs.umsl.edu. https://blogs.umsl.edu/news/?p=78178. February 6, 2019.

Paper Magazine. “PAPER Predictions: 100 People Taking Over 2019.” Papermag.com. http:// www.papermag.com/paper-predictions-2625149547.html?rebelltitem=103#rebelltitem103. January 29, 2019.

Cullors, Patrisse. “Two Cis Black Men Openly Share Their Vulnerability In New Podcast 'Damon And Damon': "This isn’t your Charlemagne or Old Man Ebro."” Blavity.com. https://blavity.com/two- cis-black-men-openly-share-their-vulnerability-in-new-podcast-damon-and-damon. January 2019.

Skye, Neema. “The Damon + Damon Podcast is Definitely for the Culture.” MillBuzz.com. https://www.millbuzz.com/new-podcast-the-damon-damon-podcast-is-definitely-for-the-culture. January 14, 2019.


2018

Valentine, Claire. “Damon Davis' 'Darker Gods' Imagines a New Black Mythology.” Papermag.com. http://www.papermag.com/damon-davis-darker-gods-2623133746.html. December 11, 2018

Kai, Maiysha. “Art and Activism Create Darker Gods for Art Basel Miami.” theRoot.com. https:// www.theroot.com/art-and-activism-create-darker-gods-for-art-basel-miami-1830921572. December 6, 2018.

Martinez, Alejandra. “Artist Damon Davis Uses The Supernatural To Fight Misrepresentation Of Black Americans In The Media.” WLRN.org. http://www.wlrn.org/post/artist-damon-davis-uses- supernatural-fight-misrepresentation-black-americans-media. December 6, 2018

Griffin, Charmaine. “Patrisse Cullors x Damon Davis Interview | 'Darker Gods'.” Flaunt.com. http://www.flaunt.com/content/patrisse-cullors-damon-davis-darker-gods-for-art-basel-miami. December 7, 2018.

Portilla, Christian. "Darker Gods" Exhibit Mixes Art With the Black Lives Matter Movement.” MiamiNewTImes.com. https://www.miaminewtimes.com/arts/things-to-do-miami-darker-gods- at-our-basel-december-6-9-10940903. December 5, 2018.

Rolland, David. “Smoke Signals Studio on Showcasing Damon Davis’ Exhibit, Darker Gods.” Jitney Books. https://jitneybooks.com/smoke-signals-studio/. December 5, 2018

Ransome, Noel. “Artists Like Damon Davis Are Transforming the Image of Blackness.” VICE.com. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/d3bxgv/artists-like-damon-davis-are-transforming -the-image-of-blackness. November 29, 2018.

Bucher, Merideth. “Democratic Socialism and Whose Streets?” WITF.org. http://www.witf.org/ smart-talk/2018/07/-what-to-look-for.php. July 30, 2018.

Fenske, Sarah. “Ferguson Documentary Whose Streets Airs Tonight Outdoors, and PBS Monday.” RiverFrontTimes.com. https://www.riverfronttimes.com/artsblog/2018/07/27/ferguson- documentary-whose-streets-airs-tonight-outdoors-and-pbs-monday. July 27, 2018.

Alcinii, Daniele. Coming Soon: “Whose Streets?”, “I Am Paul Walker”.” Realscreen.com. http:// realscreen.com/2018/07/26/coming-soon-whose-streets-i-am-paul-walker/. July 26, 2018.

G'Sell, Eileen. “An Afro-Surrealist Project Deifies God-Like Bodies of Color.” Hyperallergic.com. https://hyperallergic.com/450970/damon-davis-darker-gods-in-the-garden-of-the-low-hanging-heavens-luminary-arts/. July 12, 2018

Goodwin, Jeremy D. “Damon Davis evokes 'Darker Gods' in expansive show at the Luminary.”  news.stlpublicradio.org. https://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/damon-davis-evokes-darker-gods -expansive-show-luminary#stream/0. June 20, 2018.

Wilson, Calvin. “'Darker Gods' sheds light on the black experience.” STLToday.com. https://www. stltoday.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/darker-gods-sheds-light-on-the-black-experience/article_9c9df82d-82bc-5c6b-8164-c2e2670d2387.html. June 14, 2018

Bell, Carla. “Commentary: 'Whose Streets?' documents the new normal — everyday rage against injustice.” TheNewsTribune.com. https://www.thenewstribune.com/entertainment/ article209736759.html. April 24, 2018.

Johnson, Kevin C. “'Whose Streets?' co-director Damon Davis taps into his genius for new lecture series.” STLToday.com. https://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/kevin-johnson/ whose-streets-co-director-damon-davis-taps-into-his-genius/article_2442636c-f93c-5efd-b14d-33f26290c292.html. January 12, 2018.


2017

Meyerson, Collier. ‘Whose Streets?’ Captures the Fury and Hope of the Post-Ferguson Moment.”  TheNation.com. https://www.thenation.com/article/whose-streets-captures-the-fury-and-hope-of- the-post-ferguson-moment/. August 30, 2017.

Means, Sean P. “Documentary 'Whose Streets?' takes a ground-level view of Ferguson.” SltTrib.com. https://www.sltrib.com/artsliving/movies/2017/08/24/documentary-whose-streets- takes-a-ground-level-view-of-ferguson/. August 24, 2017.

Williams, Alexis Paige. “The Documentary 'Whose Streets' Shows The Power Of Activist Unity In Places Like Charlottesville & Ferguson.” Bustle.com. https://www.bustle.com/p/the-documentary- whose-streets-shows-the-power-of-activist-unity-in-places-like-charlottesville-ferguson-78239. August 23, 2017.

Johnson, Tre. “What Detroit and Whose Streets say about film’s capacity to illuminate racial injustice.” Vox.com. https://www.vox.com/culture/2017/8/17/16143474/detroit-whose-streets- racial-justice-film. August 17, 2017.

Penrice, Ronda Racha. “Whose Streets? A Ferguson, Mo., Documentary That Is Right on Time for Charlottesville, Va.” TheRoot.com. https://www.theroot.com/whose-streets-a-ferguson-mo- documentary-that-is-rig-1797896011. August 6, 2017.

Fear, David. “‘Whose Streets?’ Review: Portrait of Ferguson May Be the Doc of the Year.” RollingStone.com. https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-reviews/whose-streets-review- portrait-of-ferguson-may-be-the-doc-of-the-year-201092/. August 13, 2017.

Mancini, John. “New Documentary, 'Whose Streets?' Shows a Different Side of Ferguson.” NBCNews.com. https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/michael-brown-shooting/new-documentary- whose-streets-shows-different-side-ferguson-n782306. August 11, 2017.

All Things Considered. “'Whose Streets?' Follows Unrest In Ferguson, Mo., After Michael Brown's Death.” NPR.org. https://www.npr.org/2017/08/09/542468258/whose-streets-follows- unrest-in-ferguson-mo-after-michael-browns-death. August 9, 2017.

Murray, Noel. “The powerful Whose Streets? looks back at the unrest in Ferguson.” AVClub.com. https://film.avclub.com/the-powerful-whose-streets-looks-back-at-the-unrest-in-1798191895. August 9, 2017.

Tinubu, Aramide. “Exclusive: Sabaah Folayan & Damon Davis Talk ‘Whose Streets?’” JETmag.com. https://www.jetmag.com/entertainment/whose-streets-interview/. August 8, 2017.

Lane, Anthony. ““Detroit” and “Whose Streets?” The New Yorker, August 7 & 14 Issue (2017). https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/08/07/detroit-and-whose-streets.

Zeitchik, Steven. “True/False Film Fest: Ferguson film 'Whose Streets?,' from the people who filled them.” LATimes.com. https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-ferguson- streets-true-false-20170306-story.html. March 6, 2017.

Rao, Sameer. “Magnolia Pictures Acquires Ferguson Uprising Doc, 'Whose Streets?'” COLORLINES.com. https://www.colorlines.com/articles/magnolia-pictures-acquires-ferguson- uprising-doc-whose-streets. February 8, 2017.

Hoffman, Jordan. “Whose Streets? review: searing film gives a voice to the people of Ferguson.” TheGuardian.com. https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/jan/20/whose-streets-review- ferguson-documentary-sundance-film-festival. January 20, 2017.





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