The Black On Black Project

Equity over Equality™

"The the perspective of the 'others'"

march 28 - april 27, 2019 | Leland Cultural arts center
1212 Magnolia Village Way, Leland, NC 28451 (Map)

Exhibition statement: Society hasn't always depicted people of color in a fair way or taken into consideration our perspective on the world around us. Who gets to decide what perspective is shared as the one that counts? "The Perspective of the 'Others'" is an exhibition where artists of color share their thoughts on identity in their own voice. #BlackOnBlackLCAC

This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.


Snippet of WWAY TV interview


Opening reception photos

Photos by Lindy Schoenborn


Exhibition events

(All events will be held at the Leland Cultural Arts Center)

Youth Arts Day: Saturday, March 23 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 28 6 to 9 p.m.; RSVP via Facebook

Artist/Curator Talk: Thursday, April 18, 4 p.m. (during the Art League of Leland meeting)

Community Conversation (What is the role of the artist in the community? How has media portrayed people of color?): Thursday, April 18, 6:30 p.m.; RSVP via Facebook

Film screening - "Wilmington on Fire" w/ discussion after with director Christopher Everette: Thursday, April 25 6:30 p.m.; RSVP via Facebook

Leland Art Camp (with artists from the exhibition): April 22 to 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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