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Ella Turenne

Ella Turenne is an artist and entrepreneur currently pursuing a PhD in Visual Studies at the University of California, Irvine.

Raoul Peck’s Exterminate All the Brutes

As critical race theory continues to be under attack, Raoul Peck’s Exterminate All the Brutes (2021) provides a solid argument for why historical context matters. The four-hour series is at once a stunning visual text as well as a deeply personal essay that explores white supremacy and its impacts in the Americas. The docuseries is a disruption of white supremacy, documentary narrative form, and the essentializing of the Black experience.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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