Mosaic Literary Conference

The Black Documents: Mosaic Literary Conference will explore historical and contemporary presentations of black identity in literature, media, and photography; and how self-affirming imagery and text can counter negative stereotypes. To this end, the conference will also present photography exhibits Jamel Shabazz: Black Documents and Black Documents: Freedom.

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Andrew Freedman Home • 1125 Grand Concourse • Bronx, NYC
Mon-Thu, 9am-7pm, Fri: 9am-5pm, Sat: 10am-5:30pm, Sun: closed

Jamel Shabazz: Black Documents
November 25 to December 15, 2017

Black Documents: Freedom
November 25 to December 15, 2017
Photography by Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Lola Flash, Danny Ramon Peralta, Edwin Torres, and Michael Young

Programs at the Andrew Freedman Home
Thursday, November 30, 6-8pm
Legendary photographer Coreen Simpson will lead a conversation with Black Documents: Freedom photographers
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Saturday, December 16, 4-8pm
Artist Talk: Jamel Shabazz and curator Laura James
Closing reception for Jamel Shabazz: Black Documents and Black Documents: Freedom
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Black Documents: Mosaic Literary Conference
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Bronx Museum of the Arts • 1040 Grand Concourse • Bronx, NYC
Free Event

Black Documents Opening Reception
November 25, 6-9pm
Andrew Freedman Home • 1125 Grand Concourse • Bronx, NYC


This event is made possible with donations and public funds from Humanities New York, Citizens Committee for New York City. In-kind support is provided by The Bronx Museum of the Arts and The Andrew Freedman Home.

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Additional support has been provided by community partners AALBC.com, BxArts Factory, Bronx Book Fair, Bronx Cultural Collective, The Center for Black Literature, En Foco, The Laundromat Project, The Roew, WideVision Photography, and Word Up Bookstore.
funder-logos-(1)The Literary Freedom Project is a member of the Urban Arts Cooperative -supporting artists in underserved communities.

 

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