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 Drawing on Art and Ritual to Connect with Lost Ancestors - Hyperallergic

Drawing on Art and Ritual to Connect with Lost Ancestors - Hyperallergic

 

Laila Pedro

"A film, an installation, and an act of art and ritual, Muse’s work creates a “portal for participants to cross a boundary between the imagined and the biographical, the physical and the spiritual, the living and the ancestors.”

Laila Pedro

 TELL THE TRUTH ABOUT ME: THE RATED PG BLACK ARTS FESTIVAL - Bmore Art

TELL THE TRUTH ABOUT ME: THE RATED PG BLACK ARTS FESTIVAL - Bmore Art

Angela Carroll 

Dodd uses black portraiture and still-life to document her personal explorations into Afrodiasporic divine feminine traditions. In “Offerings for Oshun”, Dodd photographs images of altar offerings to the Yoruba Orisha of sweet waters, love and fertility, Oshun/Osun/Oxum/Ochun.

The juxtaposition of the sacred altar items, with Dodd’s self-portrait, recall histories of black portraiture, specifically representations of black women in portraiture, and queries the authorship, agency and mythologies that have shaped Black women’s imagery around the world.

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An Exhibit Celebrating Black Women Exclusively Arrives In A D.C. Suburb - Essence

Ashley Stoney

An exhibit dedicated entirely to celebrating Black women and girls — through pictures that show off our gravity-defying manes, old school hair dryers and wide tooth combs, beauty supply store wigs and doorknocker earrings — is running at a tiny gem of a museum in a Washington, D.C. suburb.