The title “A Choice of Weapons” of the exhibition to honor the legendary Gordon Parks happens to perfectly describes my connection to the groundbreaking and award-winning photographer.
Mr. Parks who lived segregation became famous for using his camera as a weapon by portraying social injustice and racism in an unprecedented way. He became my inspiration when I realized that unconsciously I have been trying to do exactly the same, only with Natural Hair. By capturing the beauty of Natural Hairstyles I also hope to bring to light the social injustice of unequal rights regarding African strands.
Artist Talk May 16 at 18:00
Top Locs and Crown of Locs is on display at the exhibition in honor of Gordon Parks:
A choice of Weapons
The New Renaissance Artists.
April 25 – May 30
Artist Talk: May 16 at 6:00 pm
1199 SEIU Gallery
310 West 43rd Street
(between 8th & 9th Avenues)
New York, NY
Crown of Locs will be on display in the exhibition in honor of Gordon Parks: A choice of Weapons, The New Renaissance Artists.
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