Building upon an ongoing diasporic dialogue, Christopher Paul Jordan, from the United States, and Arnaldo James, from Trinidad and Tobago, present In the Interim as an offering to the Black community of the Seattle metropolitan area, to the wider African diasporic world, and to the general public.
The exhibition is titled “opening” and features new work by Elmeater Morton, Chris Johanson and Sharada Tolton.
Join Black Cinema Collective and watch films situated in the Black North American and South Asian contexts, linked by themes of memory, acceptance, self-love, and the complexities of the diasporic experience.
HOME STORIES OF be/LONGING A special screening + communing of Black art films featuring: Adama…
Oakland-based curator Leila Weefur organizes the program to consider the question of “What is America today?” as inspired by ‘Lessons of the Hour,’ British artist Isaac Julien’s immersive film and photographic exhibition on the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass.
Lisa’s intersectional practice considers the politics of difference within a variety of settings including: schools, landscapes, fictions, racial imaginaries, studios, communities, museums, galleries, walls, mountains, mirrors, floors, rivers, and lenses. Lisa says she exists to make socially engaged work within the African Diaspora where the desires and limitations of representation are contentious sites. Much of her work contemplates the necessity of imagination as a person whose history, to a fault, is untraceable due to the violence of slavery in the United States and the ongoing attempts at cultural erasure that colonialism demands.