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2019 Annual Conference


March 07-10, 2019

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2019 SPE Annual Conference: The Myths of Photography and the American Dream / Major support by The Joy Family Legacy Foundation

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On Being Black

Related Members: Joshua Rashaad McFadden, Hank Willis Thomas, Deborah Willis

Arnika Dawkins Gallery is pleased to present On Being Black, a provocative and groundbreaking exhibition and will feature work by 20 nationally renowned, mid-career and emerging fine art photographers and explores issues of race, colorism and racial identity. The exhibition and the artists in participation endeavor to continue a conversation about race as well as attempt to make sense of the daily news. Who does one identify them self as, who defines it, and what does it mean to be black in the new millennium.

Featuring work by: Jim Alexander, Nicole Buchanan, Albert Chong, Terrell Clark, Allen Cooley, Renee Cox, Omar Viktor Diop, Barbara Dumetz, Delphine Fawandu, Gerald Gaskin, Janna Ireland, Ayana V. Jackson, Ervin A. Johnson, Ross Oscar Knight, Le'Andra LeSeur, Joshua McFadden, Qiana Mestrich, John Pinderhughes, Sheila Pree Bright, Jared Soares, Deb Willis, Hank Willis Thomas

Opening Reception Oct 16 6- 9pm
Panel Discussion Oct 17 11am - 1pm

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