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MENDI + KEITH OBADIKE free download

now available for free download:
MENDI + KEITH OBADIKE | Document: If the Heavens Don’t Hear, the Earth Will Hear
Side A: “If the Heavens Don’t Hear (A Roller Skating Jam for Marian Anderson)”
Side B: “The Earth Will Hear (for Audre Lorde and Marlon Riggs)”
remix of “Heavens” by Gordon Voidwell
The song titles come from an English translation [...]

DeCordova Biennial (Oscar Palacio)

A selection of large-scale photographs from Oscar Palacio’s History Re-visited series are included in the 2010 DeCordova Biennial.

DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park
Exhibition dates: January 23 – April 11, 2010
Museum hours:  Tuesday – Sunday from 10-5

Barthélémy Toguo at Philagrafika 2010

“The Graphic Unconscious”
Philadelphia, USA, 1.29.10 – 4.11.10

On view at Temple Gallery
2001 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 782-2870

Zanele Muholi @ Allegheny College

Exhibit focuses on gender, sexuality, identity | The Campus
Jan 27, 2010 … “Serving Allegheny College Since 1876.” … Amelia Conte/The Campus -Zanele Muholi spoke about her project, “Insila Yomuntu …

Art for Haiti NYC

Art for Haiti NYC

Produced by:  Keith Miller / Gallery 138 / Florence Lynch Gallery
Benefit/ Art Exhibition and Auction for Doctors Without Borders in Haiti.
Featured Artists Include:

Terry Boddie (A NYFA Fellow)
Zefrey Throwell
Paul Villinksi
Tom Otterness
William Lamson
John Fekner
Joseph Heidecker
Melanie Baker
Thomas Lendvai
Ilan Averbuch
Joy Garnett
Brookie Maxwell
Stephanie Dinkins

Opening Date:
February 10, 2010
7:30 – 10:30 pm.
Starrett Lehigh Building
601 W 26th Street (at [...]

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  • CARLAGIRL PHOTO was founded on 14 February 1999 by Carla Willliams, a photographer, writer, and editor, born, raised and heading back to (yea!) Los Angeles, California.

    It was established with two goals: to be able to make my own work widely available for free, and to make accessible my research about artists of the African Diaspora, especially photographers, and in particular women. As it developed it grew to also include GLBTQ artists.

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    • Taking a Break February 15, 2012
      Site visitors will probably notice that I haven’t updated here frequently. I am taking a break from my site(s) for at least the summer. I’ve been working in this field for 25 years and I’m burned out on photography and art, the site(s) are in need of major updates/ revamping/ retooling, social media is exhausting, [...] […]
    • A New Mission for Aperture? February 15, 2012
    • Mambu Badu’s Inaugural Magazine February 15, 2012
      Danielle was briefly a contributor to this site; I am very excited to hear about her latest venture, the collective and now journal Mambu Badu “that seek to find, expose, and nurture emerging female photographers of African descent.”  Congrats, Danielle! As you may (or may not) know, last fall, I co-founded Mambu Badu, a photography collective […]

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