Fabiola Jean-Louis: Beyond Rewriting History
October 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
Fabiola Jean-Louis describes her work as visual activism, and will talk about her recent projects.
Fabiola Jean-Louis challenges the hegemony of society with her magical, moody, and mysterious images. Rewriting History, a three-part series consisting of fashion period paper gowns, painterly photographs, and Polaroids, received widespread critical acclaim. Afrofuturism, science/science fiction, pre, and post-industrial eras, elves, fairies, history, and folklore are central themes in her work that now includes short film, pottery, and mixed media. Join in on the talk to hear more about Jean-Louis’s work.