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Take part in activating Sheldon Scott's installation Confession: Penance and the Mortal Sin of Race in America.Visitors are invited to enter this installation in the first floor exhibition It Takes a Nation in the AU Museum and confess to their sins of race. This space is dedicated to the sharing of racial transgressions and requires visitors to remove their shoes.Learn more about the exhibition …more

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In conjunction with It Takes a Nation exhibition, join us for a discussion with artists and scholars of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 70s. Panelists discuss the idea of activist art and the visual aesthetic strategies of the Black Panther Party and AFRICOBRA, including local perspectives from the Black Arts Movement.Panelists include: Akili Ron Anderson, James Phillips, and Colette …more

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Curator Jeffreen Hayes and artist Duron Jackson will discuss the conception of Duron’s powerful site-specific installation featured in Silos.

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A moderated artist’s talk featuring members of the Delusions of Grandeur Artists Collective in conjunction with It Takes a Nation
This dialogue seeks to engage in understanding of how the Black Arts Movement influenced the work of these contemporary artists, as well as explore the roles of African American artist collectives.
Partcipants include: Shaunté Gates Larry Cook, Amber Robles-Gordon, …more

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