In Conversation with Akinsanya Kambon
Thursday, February 20, 2020
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Artists, activist, and visual griot, Akinsanya Kambon makes a special appearance in celebration of the opening of his exhibition American Expressions/African Roots. Hear from the artist in a rare public conversation with Director of Education Stacey Shelnut-Hendrick, as the two discuss Kambon’s tour of duty in Vietnam, time as a Black Panther, and varied histories and African narratives that infuse his work with challenging truths and spirit-rich stories.
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Akinsanya Kambon (American, born 1946), Equestrian Black Sampson, 2012. Raku-fired clay, 16 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 10 in. Crocker Art Museum, gift of S. Tama-sha Ross Kambon and Akinsanya D. Kambon aka Mark Teemer, 2018.5.
Akinsanya Kambon (American, born 1946), John Randall, Buffalo Soldier, n.d. Raku-fired clay, 15 1/2 x 4 x 9 1/2 in. Collection of S. Tama-sha Ross Kambon and Akinsanya D. Kambon aka Mark Teemer.
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