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“The Lynch Quilts Project” on exhibition at UAB from Feb. 3-March 15

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Presented by UAB Department of Art & Art History and Bib & Tucker Sew-Op at UAB's Project Space, Birmingham AL

Feb 03 2020
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Mar 15 2020
“The Lynch Quilts Project” on exhibition at UAB from Feb. 3-March 15

An interactive, community call-and-response libation to honor those who have died by lynching in Alabama and surrounding states will be at 5 p.m. Feb. 6.

“The Lynch Quilts Project,” which examines the history and ramifications of racial violence in the United States through the textile tradition of quilting, will be on exhibition at the University of Alabama at Birmingham from Feb. 3-March 15.

“The Lynch Quilts Project,” a community-based effort by artist LaShawnda Crowe Storm, is presented by Bib & Tucker Sew-Op and the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History and co-sponsored by the Jefferson County

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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This exhibition will be manned by volunteers, therefore open times and dates may change. Call 205.975.6267 or email bibandtuckersewop@gmail.com to make an appointment to see this exhibition or for more information.An interactive, community call-and-response libation to honor those who have died by lynching in Alabama and surrounding states, led by community healer and artist Afriye We-Kandodis, founder of By the River Center for Humanity in Selma, Alabama, will be at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, 1221 10th Ave. South. Following the libation, Crowe Storm will present her lecture “How to be an Artivist.” A reception for the exhibition will follow from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 6, in Project Space. 

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

UAB's Project Space

900 13th St. South, Birmingham, AL 35233

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