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
PUBLIC PERSPECTIVES KICKOFF CELEBRATION and EXHIBITION PREVIEW: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 6-8pm
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 www.brooklynhistory.org
2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall
M, R to Court Street
Exposed Le Brown Belly à 7:25 AM