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Skirball Cultural Center

Black Is Beautiful: Then and Now

Public Programs | Words and Ideas

Left to right: Mimi Plange, Kwame S. Brathwaite, Ruth Carter, Tyler Mitchell

This is a past program

This program took place on
Thursday, April 11, 2019

About the Program

Hear from the artist’s son and director of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive, Kwame S. Brathwaite, along with fashion designer Mimi Plange, photographer Tyler Mitchell, and costume designer Ruth Carter, as they examine the social impact of Brathwaite’s photography. This informative panel will also consider contemporary issues of representation and activism through media.

Arrive early to view the exhibition and more! Black Is Beautiful will be open to ticketholders from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Cocktails and light fare will also be available for purchase.

Mother holding young daughter dancing and smiling outside during a festival

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