African Prints

The Lowe lectures about the Dark Continent

The media’s depiction of Africa surprisingly has changed little over the past century. But Africa is so much more than the wretched images of hungry, bare-breasted women and mysteriously menacing tribesmen. The curators at the Lowe Art Museum are presenting the exhibits "Imaging and Identity: African Art from the Lowe Art Museum and Other South Florida Collections" and "Engaging the Camera: African Women, Portraits and the Photographs of Hector Acebes," a stunning display of the Colombian photographer’s iconic shots. Tonight's lecture will add rich context to these bold exhibitions. At 7:30 ethnomusicologist Daniel Reed will present "Masks and Music, Spirits and Sports: Dan Gunyege in Performance." Expect to experience the lush culture of the motherland in all its visual and auditory glory.
Wed., Jan. 11, 7:30 p.m.
 
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