About Face Virtual Artist Talks Part I

This event took place on Wednesday, Dec 02, 2020



Event Details


Vilified, exotified, and commodified, for centuries black bodies have been treated as screens, a place to project white desires with little regard for their own experience. This Fall, the Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is pleased to host About Body | About Face, a small-group, figurative exhibition which examines the representation of African American bodies in art and culture. Featuring 7 regional creators, the show includes paintings, mixed media installations, photography, mosaics, and textiles, creating a compelling display which is both a meditation and celebration of black identity.

To accompany About Body | About Face, the Archives will host 2 virtual artist talks. Please join artists Davon Brantley, Jacques P. Jackson, and Yvonne Palkowitsh on Wednesday December 2, and Lawrence Baker, Amanda D. King, and Tony Williams on Wednesday, December 9, as they discuss issues of identity and representation, share current work, and provide unique insights into their practice.


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This is an online event

Artists Archives

1834 E 123rd St, Cleveland, OH 44106

Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is an archival facility and regional museum that preserves representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists


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