Portraits by Kasumu

Portraits by Kasumu
/ Jan

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Portraits by Kasumu

SMART 501c3
1906 S Flores St, San Antonio, Texas 78204
05:00 pm - 10:00 pm



In collaboration with DreamWeek 2017 the Olaju Art Group is organizing an intimate event featuring exclusive portraits captured by Juliana Kasumu over the past four years. Images on display will highlight the essence of Kasumu’s artistic mission and engage viewers with ideas concerning the nuances of black female identities.

Join us as we take over the S.M.A.R.T. projectspace gallery during the Second Saturday Art Walk. Throughout the night, Kasumu will receive special invited guests to sit for a new series of portraits which pay homage to notable black women in the San Antonio community. These photoshoot sessions will be free and open to the public allowing for audience members to better understand her unique process pertaining to portraitures.

About the Artist:
Juliana Kasumu is a British-Nigerian photographer based in London using conscious imagery to highlight the interconnectivity of women, culture and fashion. Her subject matter is chosen based on a quest for personal knowledge concerning issues related to Africa and its Diaspora. By interweaving cultural research and stunning portraitures, she is able to express critical ideas with the intent of educating her audience.

Juliana Kasumu; http://www.julianakasumu.co.uk/

DreamWeek; http://dreamweek.org/

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