Wonzimer Gallery presents “BLACKNESS” showcasing the visual and auditory art created by black artists. Curated by Tea Vickers and Cheyanne Washington, the artists explore black skin, physique and culture with unprecedented freedom, while each examines their individualism in different mediums of art ranging from paintings, photography, melody, sculptural work and film. Call 858 449 8154 to view the exhibition.
Milah Rene will perform an acoustic set at the end of each time slot which allows guests to indulge in all forms of art this diverse exhibition has to offer. There will also be a screening room featuring a foreign short film by Tomisin Adepeju. A film highlighting the cultural impact of loss through the eyes of Nigerians living in London. The film will be screened throughout the evening.
“Blackness” challenges the ideology of exploitation in the art world as well as within society and allows for the journey of art and culture to be written in black ink, granting the artists involved true emancipation. Featured Artists: Cheyann Washington, Mariah Mckenzie, Milah Renee, Olinga Dwyer Bolden, Rain Diabolik Spann, Retro 1999, Tomisin Adepeju, and Uzumaki Cepeda.
Temperature checks and face masks are required upon entry. Masks will be provided to be worn for the duration of the exhibition, and social distancing will be enforced. Hand sanitizer will be available.
What: “BLACKNESS” Opening
Where: Wonzimer Gallery, 621 S Olive St., LA, 90014
Phone 858 449 8154 – CALL FOR APPOINTMENT