2017 Schedule

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Black Magic: AfroPasts/ AfroFutures
Curated by Niama Safia Sandy

Exhibition: August 18 – October 7, 2017

Opening Reception: August 19, 5 – 8 pm
Black Magic Film Festival: August 20, 3 – 6 pm
Artist Talk: September 16, 5 – 7 pm

Pierre Bennu from the Future Artifacts Series


Cultural anthropologist and curator Niama Safia Sandy brings together seven artists for Black Magic: Afro Pasts/Afro Futures. The exhibition is a multidisciplinary expression of Afrofuturism and Magical Realism exploring the recurrent themes of the Black Diaspora. The artists invoke the shared pasts of people of African descent and project their future through the historical, sonic, visual and metaphysical memories and possibilities that their ancestry affords.

Featured Artists:

ChloĂ« Bass, Pierre Bennu, Jamea Richmond-Edwards, Ivan Forde, Adama Delphine Fawundu, Adrienne Gaither, Tariku Shiferaw, Danny Simmons

2018 Season Coming Soon…