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Black Bodies, Black Art

Presented by Women and Their Work at Women and Their Work, Austin TX

Sep 26 2019
Black Bodies, Black Art

This evening explores the awareness of black artists and their art being at once hyper visible and invisible, shamed and desired. The works are a reckoning of the extremes on the spectrum where black artists find themselves.  Each piece is an attempt by the artist, to release as well as to control the narrative of what it means to produce ‘Black Art’.

Hosted by Shannon Stott, the evening will include dance by Ashé Arts and Ballet Afrique, music by Honey Son + Olivia, drag performances by

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.


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