October 30, 2020
BedStuy Film Festival Unveils Plan for 2020 Virtual Festival

The third annual BedStuy Film Festival occurs from October 23 – November 23, 2020, now as a virtual summit. After Launching in 2017, the BedStuy Film Festival (BSFF) has since provided an exciting and unique platform for films from diverse perspectives to be showcased in an atmosphere that nurtures and spotlights emerging indie filmmakers. 

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October 30, 2020
The New Georgia Project Participates in Free Art Friday

The New Georgia Project is constantly finding new ways to merge culture and engagement in our democratic process. Since the organization’s inception, it has been a priority to ensure that barriers are removed and young Black and brown Georgians have access to participate in our democratic process.

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October 21, 2020
Akeem Smith: No Gyal Can Test

Akeem Smith: No Gyal Can Test, the first major solo presentation of artist, creative director, and stylist Akeem Smith. No Gyal Can Test is a deeply personal project that investigates the slippages between memory, archive, and history, and, in turn, the weight of visibility and representation.

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October 11, 2020
This Week in African Art and Culture (October 4 – 10, 2020)

This week in African art and culture, London is abuzz with various contemporary African art exhibitions and events, including two exciting exhibitions at Gallery Rosenfeld and Unit Gallery, and at 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, the modern and contemporary African art auction by Bonhams and Sotheby’s (which is not included in this round-up, as we are awaiting the auction report). 

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October 6, 2020
Talamieka Brice: The Fire this Time

by Lisa Ramos Talamieka Brice is an award-winning artist, photographer and visual storyteller. She is inspired by her hometown of Kilmichael, Mississippi, and by artists Michelangelo, Shakespeare and Maya Angelou.

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October 1, 2020
Five Black Art Reads for Fall

By Maleke Glee We are preparing ourselves for fall and its cooler weather, earlier nights and increased time indoors. Fall is the perfect time to pick up a few new books and outline reading goals for the new year.

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