Archive for the ‘AfroFuturo’ Category

Artists from Los Angeles collaborate with Cubans for exhibit that will come to Miami

Posted by admin on April 30, 2017 in AfroFuturo, Live Performance |

Women’s rituals of Vodou and Santeria intrigue Shaina Lynn Simmons. She said black women in New Orleans and Havana have plenty in common.┬áThe CalArts Center for New Performance graduate student from New Orleans said she finds the strong cultural resistance during the African diaspora fascinating. The actress is working on “Afro Futuro,” a collaboration with […]

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AfroFuturo – Installation

Posted by Shaina Lynn on August 20, 2016 in AfroFuturo, Live Performance, Photo shoot |

AfroFuturo is a photo, video, and live performance installation. It investigates hair as a concept of beauty and the connexions between the historical, mythological, and contemporary realities of Afro Cuban and Afro American women. AfroFuturo merges three popular black hairstyles with visual abstractions, as an iconic way of re-establishing and reintroducing, not only the approaches […]

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