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The Ways and Means of Making Art: Black Men's Cultural Activism

The Ways and Means of Making Art: Black Men's Cultural Activism

From the "Can You Hear me Now" collection of F. Geoffrey Johnson

Photo: F. Geoffrey Johnson / F. Geoffrey Johnson
Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 12:00am to 3:00am

CURRENTS is a visual art exhibit featuring works by F. Geoffrey Johnson and Kerly Suffren.  

A discussion of the various artistic disciplines and approaches to creating art that engages the general public or a specific community.

Panelists in addition to Kerly and Geoffrey include:

  • Radcliffe Bailey--Atlanta-based artist Radcliffe Bailey was born in New Jersey in 1968. He received a BFA from The Atlanta College of Art, and has grown in national notoriety since then.
  • Kevin Sipp is currently Curator at Hammonds House Museum and Resource Center of African American Art in Atlanta, Ga. Sipp has also worked as an independent curator for several local institutions and as a guest lecturer. 
  • Ed Spriggs is an art appraiser, consultant and curator specializing in African American and African diasporan art. He has over 40 years of service in fine art including significant executive experience in museums, curatorial and film programming, and graphic art.  Ed is a published poet, art lecturer and writer.
  • Tina Dunkley, Clark Atlanta University Gallery Director
Contact Information: 

404-586-0460 ext. 17

678-793-2877

404-723-0415

Location

AFSC Atlanta Regional Office
Georgia Peace Centyer 60 Walton Street NW
30303 Atlanta , GA

Pal youth

Please consider giving a special gift of $100 by June 30th, in recognition of AFSC’s nearly 100 years of building peace!