Monday, October 23, 2006

A Drum Beats in Brooklyn, November 1, 2006

Please join us for a preview of the latest exhibition...

A Drum Beats in Brooklyn
A Photography Exhibition Celebrating Brooklyn's African- and Drum-based Gatherings and Ceremonies
On View: February 14 – May 13, 2007

Curated by the She Shootin' Photography Collective:
Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, Nsenga Knight,
Delphine Fawundu-Buford, Kerika Fields, Ava Griffiths


A Drum Beats in Brooklyn offers a visual survey of the rich African- and drum-based gatherings and ceremonies of Brooklyn. Through photography, portraiture and documentary, A Drum Beats in Brooklyn seek to immerse the viewer in the communal celebratory culture that has been established in Brooklyn.

Gatherings covered: Tribute to the Ancestors of the Middle Passage; West Indian Day Parade/Carnival; J'ouvert; Weeksville's Annual Family Day; Celebration BAM's DanceAfrica; Drummers Grove among others.

The Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
at Clinton Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 222-4111
2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall
M, R to Court Street

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

She Shootin, Inc. Latest News


Thank you for stopping by, we have some news for you!

Three of the sistas of She Shootin, Inc. (Delphine Fawundu-Buford, Nsenga Knight and Laylah Amatullah Barrayn) will have work in the upcoming exhibition, 3rd Wave: The Planet of Brooklyn Transitions. For more info visit:

The ladies of the She Shootin, Inc. photography collective have been selected to exhibit at the Brooklyn Historical Society as part of the Public Perspectives exhibition series. The exhibition entitled "A Drum Beats in Brooklyn" will be on view starting February 2007. The show will explore the public gatherings in Brooklyn that are of African cultural heritage and are rooted in the drum.

Delphine Fawundu-Buford's work will be included in the powerHouse Gallery exhibition: No Sleep Till Brooklyn.

Delphine is also teaching a master photography class at the Brooklyn Museum of Art

That's all for now, stay tuned!