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African artists respond to social injustice


“Reflections in Exile: Five Contemporary African Artists Respond to Social Injustice” at the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists in Roxbury. The show collects work by five immigrants, four of them now living in Greater Boston, the fifth a former MassArt student.

Slide Show



  1. ecko

    Fear is real if the gunman is chasing you
    Fear is real when your child has died
    Fear is real if the voice is saying the truth
    Fear is real if you can’t connect with your neighbour
    Fear is real if you can’t say it with your own words
    Fear is real if you are in prison or swimming in a black ocean after the Titanic hit the iceberg
    Fear is stopping living in the open
    Fear is when experience gets in the way
    Fear is the devil playing his game
    Fear shows us we need more experience
    Fear God
    Fear is emotion????
    Fear helps us survive
    Fear is a guide to protect what you hold dear.
    Fear tells us to grow a little bit more.

  2. Fear is also seeing bleak future for your continent.

    Beautys last blog post..Cheetahs vs. Hippos for Africa’s future