Visually Speaking: A Worldview from Guyana

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

New York, NY

Visually Speaking: A Worldview from Guyana

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General Admission
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18h 24m Free  

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Many contemporary depictions of Guyana and its people—whether via the image or the written word—continue to center on the exotic, the colonial, and the touristic. Award-winning photographers Nikki Kahn and Keisha Scarville will share their artistic visions and portfolios and explore their ongoing work to tell Guyana’s stories and to counter historic and contemporary stereotypes about the former British colony and its wide-reaching Diaspora.

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd
New York, NY 10030

Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)


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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.

Each Friday in February, we’ll spotlight a special item from the collection. This year, we're taking inspiration from our brand new exhibition, Motown: The Truth Is A Hit with a music theme. Learn fascinating Black History Month facts and be entered to win tickets to Motown: The Musical on Broadway! Sign up here



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515 Malcolm X Boulevard (135th Street)

New York, NY 10037

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