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The Dirty South Weekend: ADAMA Artist Talks with Fahamu Pecou

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Painting of a black man wearing a white mask
Fahamu Pecou, Dobale to the Spirit, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 60 1/4 x 48 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. Courtesy Fahamu Pecou

Explore The Dirty South through the lens of the global Black experience. Presented in partnership with the African Diaspora Art Museum of Atlanta (ADAMA), we invite you to join exhibition artist and scholar Dr. Fahamu Pecou alongside other ADAMA artists for a discussion of The Dirty South and the culture of the global Black diaspora. Full of fascinating perspectives and stories, this presentation promises to shed new light on the exhibition and be informative, insightful, and just plain entertaining.

Tickets are $12 ($10 for members), reserve your spot online or with Guest Services at (479) 657-2335 today.

About The Dirty South Weekend

For one weekend only, July 15 – 17, we’re bringing together hip-hop artists, poets, scholars, and more for a multi-day event designed to explore the themes of The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse like never before. Come immerse yourself in the sounds and stories of The Dirty South as we celebrate a century of southern Black culture.

Sponsored by: Harrison and Rhonda French Family | Ramsay, Jaquita and Sarah Ball | Catherine and Stephan Roche | Esther Silver-Parker | Deborah Wright. This project is supported in part by a grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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