The Afro Futurist Manifesto: Blackness Reimagined | Opening Reception
Thursday, March 16 • 6-8pm
@ The Reginald F. Lewis Museum
Galerie Myrtis is fired up to spouse with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum (RFLM)to present the groundbreaking exhibition “The Afro-Futurist Manifesto: Blackness Reimagined” for the to start with time in the United States. The exhibition is on view at the RFLM via Tuesday, September 5th.
Be a part of us for the opening reception at the RFLM on Thursday, March 16th from 6 – 8 PM RSVP strongly recommended to go to. During the opening, a discussion will be done with exhibition curator, Myrtis Bedolla, moderated by Izetta Autumn Mobley, Ph.D. Director of Interpretation, Collections & Education at the RFLM.
The award-successful exhibition, curated by Galerie Myrtis’ founding director, Myrtis Bedolla, premiered at the 59th Venice Biennale’s “Personal Buildings: Time, House and Existence” satellite truthful showcasing the performs of artists Tawny Chatmon, Larry Cook dinner, Morel Doucet, Monica Ikegwu, M. Scott Johnson, Delita Martin, Arvie Smith, and Felandus Thames.
Afro-Futurist Manifesto delivers with each other a stellar assemblage of African-American Artists “who construct a long term forged in transatlantic inbound links and Afrofuturism’s ideology to extend the idea of Blackness at the intersection of know-how and liberation.” As asserted by writer Kevin Young, this existence has been conceived in the “Elsewhere … the remapping of what’s in this article,” forming an choice reality wherever one’s flexibility and humanity are uncovered. A utopian earth – at its nucleus, Black lives, the dark subject that sustains the universe, and Black activists, creatives, and intellectuals, the heavenly bodies and sustenance of black holes – provides start to the exploration of the future Time, Area, and Existence of Blackness.” Myrtis Bedolla