October 7, 2011 – January 8, 2012
Frist Center for the Visual Arts919 Broadway Nashville, TN, 37203-3822
The Cuban-born artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons creates photographs, video, and multi-media installations that tell the story of the survival of African cultures by evoking rites, myths, and narratives that have evolved through generations. Her work symbolically follows the history of the slave trade from her family’s origin in Nigeria to Cuba, where they worked in the sugar industry, to present-day Boston, where Campos-Pons now works and teaches.
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