CALLING ALL BLACK MEN:
For a photographic re-creation of the historical 1968 Sanitation Worker’s Strike to be held at MoCADA prior to its Opening Reception for its timely and provocative exhibition:
I AM A MAN
Photograph to be taken by critically acclaimed photographer, Chester Higgins, Jr.
80 Hanson Place, (corner of South Portland)
Thursday, September 25th 5:30pm-8pm
Brooklyn, New York 11217
The photo is limited to the first 200 men that arrive at MoCADA.
I AM A MAN
September 25, 2008 – January 18th, 2009Curated by Kevin Powell
Organized by Laurie Cumbo and Kimberli Gant
If you are interested in participating in the photographic recreation of the I AM A MAN March, please arrive at MoCADA at 5:30 PM. PLEASE FORWARD THIS EMAIL. The Opening Reception for the I AM A MAN exhibition will begin with a gathering of Black Men from all over New York City who will pay homage to the courageous men who stood strong holding their I AM A MAN protest signs in 1968 by wearing a contemporary t-shirt version of that sign designed by artist Derrick Adams outside of MoCADA prior to the opening reception. This historic moment will be recorded by photographic icon Chester Higgins, Jr. MoCADA is inviting all men who wish to participate to arrive at MoCADA at 5:30pm.