January 15, 2023 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Scott Galvin Community Center,
1600 NE 126th St,,
AfriKin Art: The Gaze Africana Exhibition
The Astonishing Effect of The Gaze, Its Interpretation and Impact on our Culture.
Celebrating African Excellence for Black History Month 2023
through Contemporary Visual Art, Performing Arts, Talks and more …
NORTH MIAMI, FL -— AfriKin Art in collaboration with the North Miami Community Redevelopment Agency (NMCRA) is proud to present, The Gaze Africana – a contemporary fine art exhibition of African excellence for Black History Month 2023. Opens Sunday, January 15th, 2023, in honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – through February 28th, 2023.
Exhibiting artists include: Doba Afolabi – Nigeria / Greg Bailey – Jamaica / Kimani Beckford – Jamaica / Aisha Tandiwe Bell – USA / John Campbell – Jamaica / George Camille – Seychelles / Ines-Noor Chaqroun – Morocco / Camille Chedda – Jamaica / Katrina Coombs – Jamaica / Philippe Dodard – Haiti / Angèle Essamba Etoundi – Cameroon, Netherlands / Yrneh Gabon – Jamaica / Joaquin Gonzalez – Spain / Bayunga Kalieuka – Congo / Amore Kreative – USA / Niki Lopez – USA / Ricardo Lion Molina – Cuba / Ras Mosera – Sint Maarten / Oneika Russell – Jamaica / Carlos Salas – Colombia / Musah Swallah – Ghana.
AfriKin Art: The Gaze Africana features a distinctive line-up of international Black artists and creatives, whose works represent African Excellence. Capturing “the gaze” connects us to another world – allowing us to look beyond – steadily and intently, in admiration, surprise or thought. The Gaze Africana explores ideologies connected to African art. This deployment of contemporary Africana fine art in the NoMi district (North Miami) presents a cultural panorama, highlighting the diverse and vibrant traditions of African diasporic art and culture.
Ancillary programs surrounding The Gaze Africana Black History Month activation include contemporary dance, jazz and negro spiritual music performances, panel discussions, spoken word, and business networking opportunities including a sponsored open bar.
Admission is FREE. Must RSVP here