Identity and Affirmation: Post War African-American Photography
October 23 – December 10, 2011
Opening Reception: October 23 / 2 – 5 pm, followed by an evening concert performance by The Miles Davis Group at the Valley Performing Arts Center
Gallery Talk: Monday, October 24 / 10 am
This exhibition features approximately 125 images produced by Los Angeles African-American photographers during the post-war years 1945-1980. Drawn from nearly 850,000 images from the collections that comprise the archives of the Institute for Arts & Media at California State University, Northridge, this exhibition offers insight into the era and artistic growth and development of events shaping African-American identity in Los Angeles. Curated by Professor Emeritus Kent Kirkton.