Inspired by the Black Audio Film Collective's experimental documentary, The Last Angel of History (1996), this piece constructs a visual, textual code using Sankofa, a Ghanaian symbol that translates to "go back and get it" in the Twi language. Sankofa organizes much of black diasporic thought, and artists of African descent have used the symbol to connect the black past to the black present. Departing from the symbol's Ghanain origins and reaching back to the roles and scrolls of debtera magician-healers in early Ethiopia, Sherese Francis sought to create a talismanic art piece that could be transported across the diasporic mind.


  • Title: NGL SNKF
  • Creator: Sherese Francis
  • Date Created: 2020
  • Location: US
  • Location Created: United States

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