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- SHOW ME YOUR TAX BRACKET // A mixed media, invitational group exhibit featuring over 40 artists from St. Louis, across the United States and Canada. (Curated by Bryan Walsh and Danielle Spradley @ Aisle 1 Gallery) The exhibit will open March 18, 2011 and continue through April 16, 2011. Gallery Hours: Saturdays Noon-4pm or by appointment
- Gama Series, an on-going series about my Ethiopian-born grandmother living in America.
- Currently showing work at the Auburn Avenue Research Library in Atlanta until April 30th.
- Participating in Irrational Exuberance, a group show at the Invisible Dog Gallery in NYC from April 30th – May 8th.
- Collaborating with Streetela, Atlanta streetwear brand. Show will be held April 9th at Studio 900, Atlanta. Interview.
- Showing work in a silent auction and fundraiser for AALAC at Kai Lin Gallery in Atlanta on April 14th.
- Currently, Sheree is working on her book and as documentarian for Brotherman Comics.
- The youth journalism program co-founded by Tonika “Toni” Johnson, was recently featured in The Chicago Tribune Newspaper.
- Tonika recently returned from Paris, France photodocumenting the concert of Chicago’s local rapper, Rita J, at La Bellevilloise.
- Currently working as a producer on a documentary focused on the creation of “Rational House,” a low-cost, sustainable urban housing development in London. The project will be launched at the prototypes unveiling this summer.
The LADIES OF MAMBU BADU are up to a few projects as well:
- Ms. Alice Wonder AKA Allison McDaniel just posted a series of photographs entitled, “It’s Warm Somewhere.” While the east coast has been battling through its share of frigid weather, Allison’s warm and inviting photographs are a reminder sun, shorts, and picnics are not too far away.
- Danielle Scruggs‘ self-portraits were just published in F-Stop Magazine Issue #46, “All About Me.” Scroll to the 12th row to see two of her images.
- Kameelah Rasheed‘s photographs of South Africa were published in Harvard’s Transition Magazine. Kameelah’s conceptual piece, “Counterfeit: Like a Virgin” was published in South African-based magazine, ITCH. Her essay, “Lines of Bad Grammar” is published in the book I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim, which will be released on May 2nd. She is interning for Liberator Magazine and is interviewing New York-based artists including Laylah Amatullah Barrayan, Jamel Shabazz and Dread Scott.
*An earlier version of this post had Jennifer’s middle name wrong. It has since been corrected and we regret the error.