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Past Event October 1, 2015 / 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Question Bridge book signing
With Hank Willis Thomas and Deborah Willis
Presented by Flux Projects
The Question Bridge: Black Males project is a platform for Black men of all ages and backgrounds to ask and respond to questions about life in America.
In 2012, the project launched as a documentary-styled video art installation, but since then, it has expanded to include an interactive website and mobile app, community engagement events, an education curriculum for high school students and now, a book.
Flux Projects proudly presents two of the Question Bridge collaborators - Hank Willis Thomas (photographer) & Deborah Willis (producer) to talk about the ongoing project and the launch of their new book.
Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist living and working
in New York City. His work focuses on themes related to perspective identity,
commodity, media, and popular culture. He often incorporates recognizable icons
into his work, many from well-known advertising and branding campaigns. On
advertising, in an interview with Time, Thomas says, “Part of advertising’s
success is based on its ability to reinforce generalizations developed around
race, gender and ethnicity which are generally false, but [these
generalizations] can sometimes be entertaining, sometimes true, and sometimes
Presented by Flux Projects.
Gallery 4, Lecture Hall
July 13 / 12:00pm
Atlanta Contemporary hosts a session of mindfulness-based activities to inspire awareness, creativity, and healing for everyone.
July 15 / 6:30pm
Home Is Where the Art Is
Seth Hopkins, Executive Director of the Booth Western Art Museum
Join Members of Atlanta Contemporary for a virtual behind-the-scenes tour of some of the best contemporary art collections.