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Richmond, VA 23284

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November 2017

Twice as Hard

November 27 - December 1
The Anderson, 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284
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Twice as Hard

Twice as Hard, curated by Angelique Scott, highlights the diverse mediums in which artists of color create. The phrase "you have to work twice as hard to be half as good" was reiterated throughout decades to remind youth of color that the world is, in fact, biased and that our best is not always enough to compete against our counterparts. This exhibition will shatter the stereotypes and strain placed on artists of color, and emphasize the importance of diversity within…

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December 2017

Azra Akšamija, “Mosque Manifesto”

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Anderson, 907 1/2 Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284
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In conjunction with the 2017 Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, the Anderson will host a range of exhibitions focused on student engagement and dialogue surrounding critical issues in contemporary Islamic Art. Akšamija is an artist and architectural historian and Associate Professor at MIT Art, Culture and Technology Program. Her projects explore the potency of art and architecture to transform conflicts and, in so doing, provide a framework for analyzing and intervening in contested socio-political realities. For the Symposium…

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