Domestic Worldmaking by the Enslaved

Remaking a Home

Told by Mae-ling Lokko, this story explores the domestic architecture built and inhabited by the enslaved across the Atlantic, both as sites of resistance and adaptation to new worlds. Focusing the architecture of free AfroBrazilian returnees in West Africa, the house becomes a site of negotiation between the formerly enslaved and the new worlds they have become part of.

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Domestic Worldmaking by the Enslaved