Out of Darkness

Creator

He/Him/His

Title

Out of Darkness

Date

2015

Medium

Video/ASL poetry

Format

ASL Poetry

Transcription

Out of the Darkness
An ASL Poem by Justin Jackerson

In the black background with white fonts: This is an artistic performance poem presented in American Sign Language. Subtitles are provided but they are not a literal translation.

In the black background with white fonts: This poem is about coming out of the darkness of the closet and stepping into the light of the truth.

Signing

In the end of video, in the black background with white fonts:
2015
Poem written and performed
by Justin L. Jackerson
www.youtube.com/justjackerson
Video produced and directed
by Jabari Phillips
www.jabariphillips.com

Citation

Justin Jackerson and He/Him/His, “Out of Darkness,” RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center , accessed December 5, 2022, https://dyerartscenter.omeka.net/items/show/8.