Artist Talk: August 11; 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Artist Talk broadcasted on YouTube Channel
Woodruff Arts Center | Event Room
1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
This artist Talk focused on the work of Joshua Rashaad McFadden, an award-winning, world renown, artist. His work relates to the African-American identity, specifically race, sex/gender, masculinity, and the process of “coming to” an identity in American culture. Since 2012, McFadden has developed three major bodies of work that relates to contemporary issues that affect Americans of color.
McFadden has won “Best in Show” at the Mozambique Heritage exhibition in London in 2012 for his work, “Colorism”. This body also been displayed for six months on Atlanta’s Beltline. In 2015, he became more involved in civil rights and social justice issues, as he developed “After Selma”, which has won first place in the International Photography Awards. In the same year, McFadden had been chosen by Lens Culture as one of the world’s top emerging artists.
The talk was held in the Woodruff Arts Center at 1280 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia on August, 11th. To reach audiences who cannot physically attend, the Artist talk and reception was broadcasted live on a YouTube Platform.
Below is a recording of the broadcasted artist talk
To learn more about the artist, click here.