Somnyama Ngonyama

The Connect: A Black History Month Panel & Networking Mixer

In celebration of Black History Month, Mullen Lowe is hosting a community based panel discussion called 'The Connect' at the Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art. We will explore a variety of issues that we face as black creatives through our panelists. How can we can best utilize our creative skills/talents to empower our community? By having a space where we can share our experiences and develop solutions, we hope to not only to create a network and share resources but ultimately foster/support the black creative community here in Boston. Register now and join us next...

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12 Exhibits You Should See This Black History Month

February 18, 2020

"The photography of Zanele Muholi stopped me in my tracks years back as I made my way through the MFA.  This new exhibit of their work at the Cooper Gallery, curated by Renée Mussai, is a must see. Muholi is both the photographer and the subject.  Beyond the drama of the color contrast in their portraiture, Muholi fashions everyday items into objects that reckon with current and past systems of violence and disenfranchisement."

-Arielle Grey, WBUR's The ARTery

2020 Jan 31

Exhibition Opening: 'Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness'

6:00pm

Location: 

Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, 102 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA

Exhibition Opening: Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness

Curated by Renée Mussai

31 Jan 2020 - 01 June 2020

An Autograph Traveling Exhibition

In more than 80 self-portraits, celebrated visual activist Zanele Muholi (South African, b. 1972), uses their body as a canvas to confront the deeply personal politics of race...

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