Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College
87 North Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074


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For Edmonia: Experimental Honorings II

Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

For Edmonia: Experimental Honorings II

Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join us for a performative lecture by the artist, organizer, strategist, and educator yétúndé ọlágbajú. Through considered storytelling and interweaving of both artistic and scholarly archival materials, ọlágbajú provides strategies and frameworks for making work with and about ancestors like Edmonia “Wildfire” Lewis. This event is co-sponsored with Africana Studies, Afrikan Heritage House, and the Multicultural Resource Center, with support from the Reproducible Media Lab.

yétúndé ọlágbajú (American, b. 1990), For Edmonia, 2020. Color screen print. Art Rental Collection Fund, RC2021.2.

[alt text] A cutout bust silhouette has overlapping images of classical sculpture, beside a slip of paper that appears torn, containing a photograph of Edmonia Lewis.


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