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Conjure: Reclaiming African American Traditions Through Hoodoo and Other Spiritual Dolls– The 43nd Annual Black Doll Show

Date
February 10
Time
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
wgsac.wordpress.com/2023/11/16/43rd-annual-black-doll-show-opens-dec-2nd-2/
Council District
City Council District 10
This year’s show, Conjure: Reclaiming African American Traditions Through Hoodoo and Other Spiritual Dolls, is curated by Monica Bailey and Oluwo Fakolade (Babalawo). Join us as we explore many protective, liberatory, and loving ways that dolls, amulets, quilts, and charms are used in African American spiritual traditions.

Dolls in African spirituality are powerful tools that offer an opportunity for ritual healing through veneration of ancestors, protection, good fortune, education, and overall well-being. Chosen by curator Monica Bailey, “Conjure” will use dolls and other spiritual objects to immerse viewers in African cosmology through an African- American lens. The exhibit, co-curated by Oluwo Fakolade (Babalawo), encourages viewers to ask the question, “How can these tools help us flourish our connection with our origin stories and honor these histories going forward?”

Location

William Grant Still Arts Center
2520 S West View St
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States
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