Angela N. Carroll

Angela N. Carroll

Writer

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. Follow her at angelancarroll.com.

Stories by Angela N. Carroll
Sankofa Theater choreographer and creative director Kibibi Ajanku fell in love with traditional indigo dyeing in The Gambia in West Africa

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.

The exhibition, curated by Dr. Deborah Willis, features 35 artists working in photography, installation, and time-based media

The exhibition centers hope, humor, and ritual as humanizing strategies to investigate and negotiate the impacts of migration.

"For art to inspire, it must be seen,” Gregory and Atwell told me during an interview. “One of our greatest joys is sharing our collection and hopefully spurring further thought in young minds.” 

Black abstraction riffs like jazz, implodes and reassembles itself from the myriad influences that found its emergence. Black abstraction is rooted in a meta-consciousness, an ode to Black survival and ...