Photographer explores connections involving Africa and the Diaspora…

Photographer explores connections involving Africa and the Diaspora…

In a lecture entitled ‘Tales and Textiles’ on January 27, at 4:30 p.m., photographer and multimedia artist Delphine Fawundu will share her most present capabilities trying out connections involving Africa and the Diaspora as she discusses the tactic of decolonizing her thoughts when producing artwork. Registration is anticipated at

Fawundu’s multimedia photographic perform makes use of printmaking, film, audio, and assemblage. By incorporating elements of biography, philosophy, and mythology into her artwork, Fawundu’s get the job carried out demonstrates on explicit individual and collective encounter in relation to the document and fact of the African Diaspora.

Fawundu shall be joined by lecture host Charles Daniel Dawson, a professor within the African American and African Diaspora Stories Division at Columbia College. Dawson is a photographer, curator, arts administrator, guide, filmmaker, and scholar based in New York Metropolis.

“Delphine Fawundu’s artistry represents the insights of an worldwide decolonized eyesight,” claimed Dawson, in a MaineMedia information launch. “On a single stage it represents her hip-hop encounters escalating up within the nice Afro-Caribbean state of Brooklyn on an extra stage, as a little bit considered one of immigrants, it signifies her even deeper grounding within the historic African cultures of her mother and father, cultures which she continuously attracts on and reinterprets for her updated imagery.”

“We’re so thrilled to welcome Delphine and introduce her work to the Maine Media group,” defined Michael Mansfield, Maine Media’s president and CEO. “Delphine’s apply as an artist – these attractive items – are undoubtedly eye opening. I couldn’t be additional thrilled to witness this dialogue between two spectacular of us.”

This communicate is facet of the Alumni Lecture Collection–a weekly on-line sequence introduced by Maine Media Workshops + School or college showcasing stimulating conversations on subjects in photographs, filmmaking, e-book arts and construction, and writing.

The Alumni Lecture Assortment isn’t any price and open to the general public on account of the beneficiant sponsorship of Camden Nationwide Financial institution, WERU Group Radio FM89.9, Eaton Peabody Attorneys at Regulation, Allen Protection and Financial, Two Ponds Press, Webpage Gallery, B&H Picture and Video clip, and Cedar Crest Inn, as completely as via donations from women and men.

About Maine Media

Maine Media Workshops + College is a non-financial achieve diploma granting establishment providing greater than 500 workshops yearly within the fields of pictures, film, printmaking, creative composing, and e-book arts, and serves over 2,400 countrywide and world college students on the web and on its campus in Rockport, Maine.