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by women of the African Diaspora
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Asia Leeds, Ph.D. | Designing Diaspora: Refashioned Black Womanhood in the Art of Fabiola Jean-Louis

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Asia Leeds, Ph.D. | Designing Diaspora: Refashioned Black Womanhood in the Art of Fabiola Jean-Louis

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:30 p.m. Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby, Ed.D., Academic Center Auditorium Asia Leeds, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of International Studies and Co-Director, African Diaspora Studies, Spelman College Designing Diaspora: Refashioned Black Womanhood in the Art of Fabiola Jean-Louis...
‘AFRICA FORECAST: Fashioning Contemporary Life’ | Now On View
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Mondays, September 19 — November 28, 2016 12:00 p.m.  – 1:00 p.m. Enjoy a yoga class surrounded by works of art, and engage in a practice that focuses on balance, focus, and strength. A dynamic group of certified yoga instructors...
Ayana V. Jackson | 'Stella,' 2016
Lina Iris Viktor | 'Constellation,' 2016
Zohra Okopu | 'selfportraits,' 2015
Amy Sherald | 'Fact was she knew more about them than she knew about herself, having never had the map to discover what she was like,' 2015
Fabiola Jean-Louis | 'Amina,' 2016
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
6:30 p.m.

Channeling the funk of Southern musical pioneers like Outkast and Joi, (dis)possessed is a stream of consciousness mixtape listening party. Music, movement, sonic play, video installation, and lyrical monologues address the presentation of the black female body in popular culture through the voices of three female characters – an Emcee, a youthful girl, and a wayward streetwalker.

BLACK BOX is a site for play, dialogue, and creative risk taking that encourages artists of all disciplines to engage with others connected to their subject matter. Each program affords the opportunity for cultural producers to share in-progress works on the art and culture of the African Diaspora in front of a live audience for feedback, engagement, and encouragement. It also provides a space for arts enthusiasts to view compelling work from some of the most exciting and thought-provoking artists working today.

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