The Blueprint: If the Universe Can Be Imagined It Exists: The Black Woman is God

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The Blueprint: If the Universe Can Be Imagined It Exists:
The Black Woman is God 2021

Curated by Karen Seneferu and Melorra Green

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Now in its fifth iteration at SOMArts Cultural Center, The Black Woman Is God has proven to be a high-level exhibition. It presents lessons in spiritual identity, conveying the Black feminine rituals that have developed the structure of the Black Community. These practices encourage diasporic collaboration, which continues to build visual discourse and advances the architecture of Black culture. Therefore, what have Black women artists imagined? What will they imagine for themselves, for their family, for the community, the future?

Curators
Karen Seneferu
Melorra Green

Exhibiting Artists
Abayomi Anli
Marissa Arterberry
Lorraine Bonner
Zoë Boston
Asantewaa Boykin
Cynthia Brannvall
Toshia Christal
Tiffany Conway
Diamela Cutiño
Nicole Dixon
Paula deJoie
Alise Eastgate
Takiyah Franklin
Nimah Gobir
Bridget Maria Goodman
Tarika Lewis
Ajuan Mance
Shonna McDaniels
Taylor “Made” Mosley
Coco Peila
Lakiba Pittman
Karen Seneferu
Mimi Tempestt
karin turner – karinsArt

This exhibition was made possible with the support of the African American Art & Culture Complex, California Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Gallery Hours
Please note that the gallery will be closed to the public between for 30 minutes each day for maintenance

Thursday–Friday
3:00–5:00 PM, 5:30–7:30 PM

Saturday/Sunday
12:00–2:00 PM, 2:30–5:00 PM

Holiday Closures
SOMArts Cultural Center is closed:
December 23–26, 2021
December 30–January 2, 2022

Artwork credit: Ajuan Mance, The Bottle Tree at the End of the Universe. Image courtesy of the artist.

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