Black Dolls Project is on display in Washington, 40 years after Professor DAMAS ‘last public speech in Washington and 10 years after the founding of the FotoweekDC Festival.
While racial tensions throughout the United States and the world have been exacerbated, this project born in French Guiana, like Damas, is precisely presented in the heart of an iconic black district, Anacostia, a few meters from the house of Frederick Douglas.
At the confluence of the works of Leon-Gontran Damas and Neely J. Fuller, Black Dolls is the fruit of the questioning of a person concerned by this problem; considering himself victim and servant, using photographic work as a support. It calls it among one of the various intellectual resources, helping to understand what racism is and how it works.
Dare to exchange, not for a moment of contemplation but to cross the perceptions, experiences and individual knowledge, in order to bring out concrete solutions, methodologies, a code of conduct to produce Justice.
With the participation of the poet Pr. Ethelbert Miller, the historian Pr. Donald Earl Collins and the artist Mirtho Linguet
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