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Photographer Melissa Spitz Documents Mother’s Mental Illness, “You Have Nothing To Worry About”

You Have Nothing To Worry About At SCAD Museum Of Art From January 30th to April 29th, the Savannah College of Art and Design’s Museum of Modern Art will showcase the photo collection You Have Nothing to Worry About, from photographer and SCAD alumna Melissa Spitz. The collection exhibits Spitz’ mother through battles with mental illness and substance abuse during an 8-year period.       Melissa Spitz is from St. Louis, Missouri, and currently resides in Brooklyn, New York….

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7 Life Lessons I Learned from Lynx Nguyen’s 7 Years of Discipline Series, Showing at Mason Fine Art

7 Years of Daily Discipline Discipline is one of the hardest skills for humankind to maintain consistently, but when we do, the most beautiful, the most innovative and the most impactful events and ideas are birthed. Lynx Nguyen practiced discipline in his art for 7 years and on January 11th put it on display at Atlanta gallery, Mason Fine Art, for all to experience. The show is captivating in a way you maybe never experience at an art show. His…

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Black Outlined Blue, A Photo Series Highlighting The Untold Stories of Black Police Officers by Daniel Edwards

We’ve all heard the sad and often horrifying stories of the injustices against black and brown citizens of America– police officers killing unarmed black men and assaulting young black women– a court system that convicts thousands of black men a year for the same petty crimes that are often dismissed when it is our white counterparts. Media and art have explored this tragic narrative from only two points of views– until recently. Daniel Edwards, an Atlanta Based visual artist started a photo…

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“Inner City Urban: Vine City,” An Exploration of Gentrification and Poverty in Atlanta by Rose Smith

Inner City Urban: Vine City Atlanta, the Southern Hollywood, is highlighted for its trendy lifestyle and affluent culture in the arts and nightlife, but like any major city, there are parts that are often neglected and hardly mentioned. Vine City is a historical district in Atlanta–home of historically black universities, Clark, Spelman and Morehouse. The city is where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lead the most revolutionary movement in the world, but this town once rich in ancestral spirit is…

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Award Winning Visual Artist Joshua Rashaad McFadden Discusses The Series of Our Generation: Colorism & Come To Selfhood

It’s sad in 2016 we are still discussing topics such as racism, social injustice and equal rights. Minorities learn to live with a buried fear due to their differences and are often subjected to the close-minded perspectives of some of the majority in our country. While there are several devastating routes, especially Blacks and Hispanics may take as a result of the exclusion, including gang activity, drug dealing, violence, suicide etc., there are alternatives to fighting and to breaking the…

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