Cleveland filmmaker Robert Banks doesn’t speak for Cleveland, or his neighborhood, or the history of films he collects, or for women: he observes, honors, and celebrates them. The year 2021 may go down as the actual start of the twenty-first century—if not predicated by the coronavirus, then by the reckoning that came when the Capitol was breached January 6 by white […]
A woman screams in the dark, but makes no sound. The contours of her gaping mouth can be seen through the thin white sack fastened over her head. Her dress is as black as the shadows she casts on the riveted steel door behind her. Hands twist into claws, like the oxygen-starved digits of a woman buried alive clawing towards […]
HEDGE Gallery is proud to host Don’t Be Still, a relevant exhibition presenting a film project and paintings by Cleveland artists Robert Banks and John Carlson, opening March 16. Challenging the idea that the female is a non-equal counterpart to man, Banks and Carlson have collaborated on a series of work that boldly addresses inequality and the injustice that […]
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