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Introducing Deanna Oyafemi Lowman, Our 2016 Featured Artist

Posted by ADRSA on Monday, March 21, 2016, In : Conferences 

Since our first symposium in 2012, the ADRSA has featured a work of art by an artist who works in African and Diasporic religious themes and which captures the conference theme. This year, the chosen piece is entitled "Destiny" by Deanna Oyafemi Lowman, our 2016 featured artist. Created in mixed media of ink and watercolor, "Destiny" (above left) reflects Ms. Lowman's multiple talents as she works in varied media including film and digital photography, ink, watercolor, and metal to produce un...
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Keynote: Robert Farris Thompson to Deliver 2016 Address

Posted by ADRSA on Thursday, March 3, 2016, In : Conferences 

                               Iimage by Matthew Sussman for Yale Alumni Magazine

The ADRSA is honored to announce Robert Farris Thompson as our 2016 keynote speaker. Author of numerous books including The Face of the Gods: Art and Altars of Africa and the African Americas and the highly acclaimed Flash of the Spirit: African & Afro-American Art and Philosophy, which celebrates 33 years of publication this year and which has remained in print since its publication in 1983. We will celebrate th...
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