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Black History Month

Nydia Blas

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Nydia Blas is a visual artist, originally from New York, who now resides in Georgia. Using a variety of media including photography, collage, video, and books to explore her life as a girl, woman, and mother, her photographs create a physical and allegorical space presented through a Black feminine lens.

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Lebohang Kganye

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Lebohang Kganye was born in 1990 in Johannesburg, where she currently lives and works. She obtained a Diploma in Fine Arts from the University of Johannesburg in 2014 and is currently studying for a Masters in Fine Arts at the Witwatersrand University.

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Felicia Abban

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Ghana’s first professional women photographer, Felicia Abban (b. 1935) spent her sixty year career documenting Ghanain society and history. Noted for her studio portraits, she opened ‘Mrs. Felicia Abban’s Day and Night Quality Art Studio’ in Jamestown, Accra, hiring other women as apprentices and passing on her skills.

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Lola Flash

Lola Flash

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Working at the forefront of genderqueer visual politics for more than three decades, Lola Flash (b. 1959, New Jersey) has spent her career challenging the stereotypes surrounding gender, race, and sexuality.

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Liz Johnson Artur

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Liz Johnson Artur is a Russian-Ghanaian artist based in South East London. Growing up in East Europe and Germany, far from her African roots, she uses photography to explore her heritage and the lives of Black communities.

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Dr Ingrid Pollard

Ingrid Pollard

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Ingrid Pollard is an award winning artist who uses different photographic processes alongside printmaking, installation, video, and audio to shed new light on important subjects.

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