Harbouring Fanon in Bethesda.

1.       Harbouring Fanon in Bethesda

Fanon died in Bethesda, Maryland, on 6 December 1961, under the name of "Ibrahim Fanon", a Libyan nom de guerre that he had assumed in order to enter a hospital in Rome after being wounded in Morocco during a mission for the Algerian National Liberation Front.[22] He was buried in Algeria after lying in state in Tunisia. Later, his body was moved to a martyrs' (chouhada) graveyard at Ain Kerma in eastern Algeria. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frantz_Fanon .In Harbouring Fanon in Bethesda, both the place of Fanons birth and the place of his death are referred to. The central image in Harbouring Fanon In Bethesda depicts the Google maps birds eye view of the location of the hospital in which Fanon died in Bethesda, Maryland. The stylized ocean surrounding this ‘portrait’ is the same sea depicted in the first image of the series Harbouring Fanon in Martinique.

  • Harbouring Fanon in Bethesda.
  • Christine Dixie
  • 2019
  • hand colored woodcut with transfer
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