Virtual Artists Panel | Afrofuturism & Quilts

Virtual Artists Panel | Afrofuturism & Quilts


April 9, 2024
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

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The Quilt Index’s Black Diaspora Quilt History Project is hosting an exhibition titled Afrofuturism & Quilts in the MSU Union Gallery April 5 – June 29, 2024. In this exhibition quiltmakers and quilt scholars explore embodied and theoretical connections between Afrofuturism and quilt making. Each piece in the exhibition explores aspects of included quiltmakers’ identity and experiences, as well as their beliefs, hopes, and imaginings of a liberated Afrofuture. The work of local and national quilt artists will be showcased. Artists include: April Shipp, Dr. Elka Stevens, Janda Lipker & Rebecca Lipker, Carole Lyles Shaw, Dr. Diana Baird N’Diaye, Chiquita Whitfield, & Dr. Liv Furman.

Register to join a virtual talk with the artists!

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