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Contemporary Black Portraiture

February 22nd, 2017

Our radio show on contemporary black portraiture explores The Dandy Lion Project, a traveling exhibition project featuring the images of emerging photographers and filmmakers from various regions around the African Diaspora. You’ll hear from Amy Sherald on Black Art and New Racial Narratives before a live audience at moniquemeloche gallery in Chicago. In studio, The Dandy Lion Project Founder and CuratorShantrelle Patrice Lewis and visual artist Kia Dyson talk about the Dandy Lion exhibition now on view at the Lowe Museum, Miami. Calling in from Atlanta, artist and scholar Fahamu Pecou joins our conversation about black portraiture.

Sound Editor: Guney Ozsan