Don't Be Scurred: Pathways to Liberation
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"Don't Be Scurred: Pathways To Liberation" is an Afro-Futurist exhibition created by Artists of the worldwide African Diaspora. The show opens Feb 22nd 2019 - 6pm at the Hairpin Arts Center In Chicago and features Painting, Drawing, Writing, Music, Fashion & Sculpture and more. The main aim behind this exhibition is to display the unique attributes of the African Diaspora in an educational and inspiring way. This show features up and coming Black artists and aims to be a platform for the many different Black communities to interact, learn and create meaningful, progressive and expressive dialogue. “Don’t Be Scurred” is reflective of the traumatic past and present of African Diasporic history, while “Pathways to Liberation” invokes Afro-futurist ideals to envision a better future for people of the African-Diaspora. We should fearlessly, reach towards possibility while celebrating our collective strength, creativity, and perseverance. This show aggregates the unique and inspiring voices of young Black/African-Diasporic artists, reflecting their current experiences and allowing them to vocalize their visions of the future.