Jun 19 2021
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Aug 22 2021
There Is Black Art In the Future

There Is Black Art In the Future

Presented by International Free Expressioni Project (ifep.io) at Pitt Building

From June 19-Aug. 1, the Pittsburgh-based International Free Expression Project will exhibit the work of female Black artists’ on the windows of the historic Pitt Building, 213 Smithfield St. at Blvd. of the Allies.

The art installation is titled “There Is Black Art in the Future,” in homage to the “There Are Black People in the Future” billboard created by artist Alisha B. Wormsley. Wormsley that has been reimagined in other artistic media. “There Is Black Art in the Future” is being curated and designed by Juliandra Jones and features work that responds to the crises of our time. Among them: racial injustice, Covid-19, economic dislocation, climate change and political paralysis.

The featured artists include Juliandra Jones herself as well as Sasha Igwe, Corrine Jasmin, Ashanté Josey, Morgan Overton, Jameelah Platt and Janel Young.

The opening ceremony on June 19 will be both in-person and virtual.

Admission Info

Free admission

Dates & Times

2021/06/19 - 2021/08/22

Additional time info:

As a public art exhibit, the art is always available for view.

Location Info

Pitt Building

213 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Accessibility Info

The street-level exhibition may be viewed June 19 (Juneteenth) through Aug. 22, 2021 on the street-level windows of the Pitt Building or online at ifep.io/black-art.