Battle for the Hearts and Minds [DVD; ephemera] / Shani Peters

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Identifier: FA.B70.0981
Object type: Computer disks
Dimensions: [DVD]: 12 cm diameter;[card]: 21.6 x 13.7 cm
Creation dates: 2010
Affiliation with Center for Book Arts: Center for Book Arts Workspace Artist-in-Residence 2009
Created by: Shani Peters
Was created in: New York City
DVD video and color offset printed promotional card created to accompany a book of the same title. Both the book and video examine the 1920's, ideological feud between historical African American political figures, W.E.B. DuBois and Marcus Garvey. This 'event' is presented as a cross between a heavy weight fight and a rap battle. The series is comprised of a 10 minute video, an edition of hand-printed/bound 'battle books', and various promotional materials. This work was created in conjunction with a book of the same title.