please join me for an artist talk/panel at Bronx: Africa.
come learn more about our work, practice and spirituality.
looking forward to seeing folks
Wednesday, March 16: 6:00-7:00pm
Bronx:Africa Panel Discussion
African Spirituality and Death with Dowoti Desir, Manbo Asogwe; Elvira Clayton, artist; and Seyi Adebanjo, artist. Moderated by Atim Annette Oton, curator of public programming.
The BRONX:AFRICA exhibit (#BronxAfrica) will feature contemporary art across disciplines along with Program Ambassador events around the Bronx and beyond.
Our borough is home to major and still growing populations from various countries inAfrica. Their vital presence influences and transforms our city. BRONX:AFRICA is a multi-disciplinary exploration of the art, expressions and influences of Africancultures, and their impact on the arts as nationals mix and infuse. BRONX:AFRICAcelebrates the influence of contemporary African cultures that strengthens and connects us with the many peoples of African descent, the diaspora, mixed heritage and migration-dispersion that call the Bronx home.
Artists featured in Gallery: Seyi Adebanjo, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Howard Cash, Elvira Clayton, Dennis RedMoon Darkeem, Lisa DuBois, Nicky Enright, Janet Goldner, Ijeoma Iheanacho, Imo Imeh, Hakim Inniss, Natasha Johnson, Ahmed Tijay Mohammed, Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Ibou Ndoye, Eric Orr, Eto Otitigbe, Thurston Randall, Ibrahima Thiam, Osaretin Ugiagbe, Misra Walker and Tammy Wofsey.
Artists featured online: Olaniyi Akindiya, Kenneth Anderson and Ray Felix.
LeRonn P. Brooks, Exhibition Curator
Atim Oton, Curator of Community Engagement
Juanita Lanzo, Longwood Art Gallery Director
On View February 3 - May 4, 2016
Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
450 Grand Concourse, Rm C-190
Bronx, NY 10451