Angela N. Carroll
Angela N. Carroll uses illustration, citizen journalism, documentary film, words, and experimental animation as primary mediums to contribute to and critique the archive. Music and meditation are her medicine. She is an artist-archivist, a purveyor and investigator of culture, and the author of Exploring Presence: African American Artists in the Upper South. Follow her at angelancarroll.com.
Stories by Angela N. Carroll
Timmons is especially drawn to pieces rendered by artists based in or affiliated with Baltimore: Amy Sherald, Elizabeth Talford Scott, Jerrell Gibbs, Mequitta Ahuja, Derrick Adams, and Devin Allen, among many others.
By displaying contemporary works by African and diasporic artists with objects of historical measure into a setting for conversation, gatherings, and family, the Ojikutus have built a life around art devoid of the artificial distinctions that most museums have perpetuated for centuries
For almost fifty years, the scholarship and curatorial endeavors of Leslie King Hammond and Lowery Stokes Sims have built a legacy of excellence and diversity at museums and colleges
From Ghana to Benin, Benin to Nigeria, Ajanku has apprenticed with master dyers who retain knowledge of traditional indigo dyeing techniques, an art that is being lost to synthetic processes.