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Opening Reception: No One Teaches Us How to Be Daughters

No One Teaches Us How to Be Daughters July 11-August 3 Urban ARts Space purple background with photo of flowers in white
July 11, 2024
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Urban Arts Space

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2024-07-11 18:00:00 2024-07-11 20:00:00 Opening Reception: No One Teaches Us How to Be Daughters Enjoy complimentary light refreshments and speak with the artists in the exhibition!No One Teaches Us How to Be Daughters explores the intimate relationships between Black women through the artist’s disrupted matrilineal archive, Black literature, faith, docu-poetics, and Afrofuturist imaginings. It complicates the question, “Where do Black girls go when they go missing?” while considering the epidemic of missing Black girls/women and the metaphysical locations Black women find themselves in between girlhood and womanhood. This exhibition is a celebration of Black cultural and familial inheritance, a place of mourning, and an invitation to search for yourself. This show is the culminating exhibition of poet Ajanaé Dawkins, Urban Arts Space’s Community Artist-in-Residence.  Urban Arts Space Urban Arts Space uas@osu.edu America/New_York public

Enjoy complimentary light refreshments and speak with the artists in the exhibition!

No One Teaches Us How to Be Daughters explores the intimate relationships between Black women through the artist’s disrupted matrilineal archive, Black literature, faith, docu-poetics, and Afrofuturist imaginings. It complicates the question, “Where do Black girls go when they go missing?” while considering the epidemic of missing Black girls/women and the metaphysical locations Black women find themselves in between girlhood and womanhood. This exhibition is a celebration of Black cultural and familial inheritance, a place of mourning, and an invitation to search for yourself. 

This show is the culminating exhibition of poet Ajanaé Dawkins, Urban Arts Space’s Community Artist-in-Residence. 

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