International Free Expression Project’s art installation “There Is Black Art in the Future” exhibits work of female Black artists at historic Pitt Building in Downtown Pittsburgh.
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.
2021/06/19 - 2021/08/22
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As a public art exhibit, the art is always available for view.