Filling In the Pieces in Black

Filling In the Pieces in Black

PUBLIC OPENING
October 25 & 26, 2023, 17h – 19h
Avenue Louise 430, 1050 Brussels
We are pleased to present Filling in the Pieces in Black, a group show curated by leading television broadcaster, author, and diversity advocate June Sarpong OBE, featuring works by a range of international artists including Cornelius Annor, Larry Amponsah,  Radcliffe Bailey, Kwame Akoto Bamfo, Kwesi  BotchwayWonderBuhle,  Samuel Desaboia, Godfried Donkor, Esiri Erheriene Essi, Johnson Eziefula, Modupeola Fadugba, Marcel Gyan, Lyle Ashton Harris, Yinka Ilori,  Hassan Issah,  Sthenjwa  Luthuli, Alexis McGrigg, Mario Moore,  Kaloki Nyamai,  Joshua Oheneba-Takyi, Zak Ové, Patrick Quarm, Sheena Rose, Samuel de Saboia, Mickalene Thomas, Uthman Wahaab, Khari Turner, Lulama Wolf, and Kwaku Yaro, among others.
First opening at the gallery’s Brussels location, the exhibition will concurrently take place across the pond at London’s revered Saatchi Gallery featuring different artworks by the same participating artists that instigate an international dialogue. They say “History is Written by Victors” when it comes to the Black experience and the racism that often impacts it, the negative ramifications of this quote in relation to Colonialism and the Transatlantic slave trade have corrupted the full truth of Black history pre and post this deplorable era. Filling in the Pieces in Black aims to help redress this imbalance by bringing together a collection of some of the most talented artists of today, through the power of their visual storytelling we will Redefine the past, Refocus the present and Reshape the future.

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