138. Or Does It Explode...
138. Or Does It Explode...

ODIE is a fashion line that makes recycled, unisex embroidered pieces designed to shed light on historical untruths & recurrent issues affecting marginalized communities.

“ODIE” is an acronym for “Or Does It Explode,” a line from Langston Hughes' ‘Harlem’ poem & the title of the civil rights chapter of Howard Zinn’s ‘A People’s History of the United States,’ the influential non-fiction work that presents a factual history of America.

Artist: Chloe Dewberry
Year: 2019
Location: New Orleans, LA
Image credit: ODIE

Presented at IdeasCity New Orleans

New Museum, IdeasCity