Angelica Pesarini, Ph.D., is a sociologist and a lecturer in Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU Florence, where she teaches Black Italia, a course dedicated to the intersectional analysis of racial identity in Italy. Her research focuses on issues of race, identity and citizenship in colonial and postcolonial Italy and she also investigates the racialisation of the Italian political discourse on immigration. She is the author of a number of publications, including the edited volume The Black Mediterranean, a study rethinking the contemporary European migrant crisis in the Central Mediterranean.
In this text, I would like to share some of the reflections I developed with artist Binta Diaw on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Museo MA*GA in Gallarate (Milan). We produced a collaboration titled Nero Sangue, in which we reflected on the exploitation of the Black Body imbued with logics of exploitation […]