Award winning writer, educator, and activist Ed Garnes, founder of From Afros To Shelltoes , joins the Question Bridge Black Makles Artist Roundtable featuring Hank Willis Thomas, Bayete’ Ross Smith, Darryl Norton, and hip hop artist Killer Mike, as Fahamu Pecou moderates an enriching dialogue about multigenerational issues of identity. The event takes place Saturday, March 24, 2012 5pm-7pm @The Galloway School ( 215 W. Wieuca Rd NW Atlanta, GA 30342). Free and open to the public.
In 2011, Fahamu Pecou began developing the next phase of this body of work under the title “If Heaven had Heights..”. “If Heavens…” looks at the faulty media representations of masculinity projected at young black males. The works in this series, which include; paintings, drawings, experimental animations, video and performance, challenge popular constructs of black masculinity as seen in contemporary music, film and other forms of entertainment.