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New York: The Living Legacy of the Kamoinge Workshop, a Force in Black Photography

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Jan 20, 2021 • View in browser
Smell ‘ya later Trump (or hopefully never). To mark the historic inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris, why not check out Protect Black Women?The special shorts program presented by Metrograph and Alfreda’s Cinema honors the intellectual might of Black women
Also worth perusing are reviews of Rachel Eulena Williams’s vibrant abstractions and Nicole Eisenman and Keith Boadwee’s delightfully debased humor, and deep dives into the photographs of the influential Kamoinge Collective and Rudy Burckhardt.
– Dessane Lopez Cassell, Editor, Reviews

The Living Legacy of the Kamoinge Workshop
Ming Smith, "America seen through Stars and Stripes, New York City, New York" (image courtesy Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; © Ming Smith)
Ming Smith, "America seen through Stars and Stripes, New York City, New York" (image courtesy Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; © Ming Smith)
Working Together, now on view at the Whitney Museum, pays tribute to the influential Black photography collective, the Kamoinge Workshop. While the images on view offer a feast for the eyes, the exhibition “stops short of broaching the fullness of [the collective’s] living, ongoing history.”
Read Rachell Morillo’s full review of the show here.
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