Blackface - A Reclamation of Beauty, Power, and Narrative

Curators Myrtis Bedolla and Jessica Stafford Davis offer a counter narrative to the racist archetypes that evolved from 18th century minstrelsy, and its negative stereotyping of African Americans that prevails today.
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Alfred Conteh

Portia, 2016

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, 'Black and Blue,' 2016, The Agora Culture

Felandus Thames

Black and Blue, 2016

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, 'Tight Rope,' 2014, The Agora Culture

Arvie Smith

Tight Rope, 2014

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, 'Untitled Prelude No.5 ,' 2019, The Agora Culture

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, 'The Awakening/ Not Charlotte,' 2017, The Agora Culture

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The Awakening/ Not Charlotte, 2017

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, 'The Redemption/ Girl Enlightened,' 2018-2019, The Agora Culture

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The Redemption/ Girl Enlightened, 2018-2019

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, 'Quiero Amor,' 2019, The Agora Culture

Jerrell Gibbs

Quiero Amor, 2019

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, 'Lil' Will,' 2017, The Agora Culture

Alfred Conteh

Lil' Will, 2017

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, 'Portrait of the First Post‐ Black,' 2019, The Agora Culture

Felandus Thames

Portrait of the First Post‐ Black, 2019

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, 'Untitled (Two Men) Jade Visions,' 2019, The Agora Culture

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Untitled (Two Men) Jade Visions, 2019

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, 'Fugue No. 2 in Ultramarine & Black,' 2017, The Agora Culture

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Fugue No. 2 in Ultramarine & Black, 2017

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, 'The Redemption/ Castles,' 2018-2019, The Agora Culture

Tawny Chatmon

The Redemption/ Castles, 2018-2019

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, 'Trees,' 2019, The Agora Culture

Jerrell Gibbs

Trees, 2019

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, 'Vive y Aprende,' 2019, The Agora Culture

Jerrell Gibbs

Vive y Aprende, 2019

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, 'Debo,' 2017, The Agora Culture

Alfred Conteh

Debo, 2017

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, 'Nigger Hair Tobacco,' 2009, The Agora Culture

Arvie Smith

Nigger Hair Tobacco, 2009

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, 'Untitled Prelude No.4,' 2019, The Agora Culture

Jas Knight

Untitled Prelude No.4, 2019

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, 'Untitled Fugue No.5,' 2019, The Agora Culture

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Untitled Fugue No.5, 2019

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, 'The Awakening/ Covered,' 2017, The Agora Culture

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The Awakening/ Covered, 2017

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Git It, 2019

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