FEAR NOT: African American Aesthetics of Faith, Belief, and Resistance
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 10:00 AM (EST)
New York, NY
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This symposium will examine a complex range of themes, practices and worldview issues on the relationship of the Bible to the African American experience, especially as it relates to the aesthetics and imagery that emerged from slavery to the 21st century in the Americas. Panelists include:
Fayth Parks, Ethnopsychologist, Georgia Southern University;
Lowery Sims, Curator, Museum of Arts and Design;
Debra Ambush, National Association of Art Educators;
Leslie King-Hammond, Graduate Dean Emeritus/Founding Director, Center for Race and Culture, Maryland Institute College Art (MICA); Guest Curator, Ashe to Amen: African Americans and Biblical Imagery.
Dr. Patricia C. Pongracz, Acting Director, MOBIA, will moderate. Reception to follow.
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Museum of Biblical Art
The Museum of Biblical Art celebrates and interprets art related to the Bible and its cultural legacy in Jewish and Christian traditions through exhibitions, education and scholarship.