Family photos hold a unique space within our personal histories and contemporary art. The family photos of Black women photographers, such as Carrie Mae Weems and Latoya Ruby Fraizer, help validate and enlighten the artistry within ourselves and our ancestors.
Dianne McIntyre founded Sounds in Motion in 1972, and celebrated its fortieth anniversary in September 2012, when the American Dance Guild honored her along with dance pioneer Elaine Summers.
Within this text, you’ll find the makings of a new series called The Flow, where contributors are invited to create call and responses between artworks, art movements, or artists with another outlet or field they have an existing relationship with. This is an exercise in expanding entry points and access for appreciating and connecting to works of art and artists by seeing art from multiple vantage points and perspectives. An audio recording is available at the bottom of this text; please follow along.
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