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34 Prioleau St
Charleston, SC United States

January 2022

Griots of Cotton, Indigo, & Clay

January 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2022

City Gallery, 34 Prioleau St
Charleston, SC United States
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Free, reservations required

Griots of Cotton, Indigo, & Clay debuts the permanent collection of the Acres of Ancestry Initiative/Black Agrarian Fund, an evolution of the advocacy efforts of the Black Belt Justice Center. Curated by Torreah “Cookie” Washington, and featuring over 75 pieces of artwork commissioned from Black fiber artists in the South Carolina Lowcountry, the Black Belt South, and the African Diaspora at large, this vast array of textile art portrays the power of the Black imagination to extend beyond colonial frameworks,…

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