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The CrOWN @ IF YOU BUILD IT

2014- The first iteration of this interdisciplinary public engagement project commissioned by No Longer Empty for it's 2014 Sugar Hill exhibition.  The work references an early hip-hop song by Gary Byrd and Stevie Wonder, and head dresses and of various African, Indigenous American, and Western cultures as a method of celebrating and exploring the concept of Self Determination.  The video/installation/photography-based project invites viewers and participants to consider their personal autonomy in establishing their own sense of self, their own understanding of the society we inhabit, and the ways in which they position themselves within it.

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