Sunday, November 6, 2016

Exhibition: “OFF WHITE” - show runs through Sunday, November 6, 2016 | Free Admission at MoCADA Musuem — Brooklyn, NY USA

“OFF WHITE” August 4-November 6, 2016 at MoCADA Musuem
Exhibition: “OFF WHITE” - Opening Reception on Thursday, August 4, 2016 @ 7-10PM | Free Admission; show runs through Sunday, November 6, 2016 at MoCADA Musuem — Brooklyn, NY USA; Event Details - Location: MoCADA Musuem, 80 Hanson Place, Brooklyn, New York; Telephone: 718-230-0492; Website:
Event Description: “Please join us for the new exhibition 'OFF WHITE' curated by Akintola Hanif from August 4–November 6, 2016; Opening Reception on Thursday, August 4, 2016 | 7-10PM | Free Admission at MoCADA, the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts. Through photography, film, design, and sculpture, 'OFF WHITE' bears witness to the exclusionary systems of power that simultaneously privilege and ostracize individuals on the condition of race. Together, works by Akintola Hanif, Khalik Allah, Nema Etebar, Shawn Theodore, Fletcher Williams III, Jamel Shabazz, Asif Farooq, and Adrian Franks provide a counter-narrative to implicating the suffering in their own violent oppressions, while challenging the viewer to re-examine inherited and personal notions of responsibility. Come celebrate the opening of 'OFF WHITE' with the exhibiting artists. Music by P.U.D.G.E.MENTAL ...” — Read more:
About MoCADA: “The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) uses the visual arts as a point of departure for exploring new artistic production across a variety of disciplines. Through exhibitions and programming, MoCADA incites dialogue on pressing social and political issues facing the African Diaspora, and fosters a dynamic space for the creation and continuous evolution of culture ... MoCADA was founded in 1999 by Laurie Angela Cumbo in a brownstone owned by the Bridge Street AWME Church in the Bedford Stuyvesant community of Brooklyn, New York. The concept of the museum grew from Ms. Cumbo’s graduate thesis at New York University, which focused on the feasibility of an African diaspora museum contributing to the revitalization of central Brooklyn economically, socially and aesthetically. The museum began with socially and politically charged exhibitions and public programs focused on contemporary issues impacting people of the African diaspora. Fourteen years later, MoCADA has grown to serve both adults and youth throughout the diaspora, with an emphasis on underserved communities of color, through a diverse range of exhibitions, education and community programs.” Read more:
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