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Nakupenda Exhibit Closing Party

March 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hosted by Exhibit Curators Shanna Tanika Melton and Iyaba Ibo Mandingo. Participating artists: Abdul Badi, Jean Benoit, Tara Blackwell, Adger Cowans, Derrick Cross, Claude Desir Jr. Patrick Dougher, Christa Forrest, Clymenza Hawkins, Shaunda Holloway, Ajani Housen, Danielle Julius, Lucas Lazarre, Barbara Loss, Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, Clyde Theophilus Mclaughlin Shanna Tanika Melton, Aisha Nailah, Jahmane Artz, Tara Blackwell. NAKUPENDA, “I love you.” an art immersion, depicts love throughout the African diaspora. Images, stories and poems of friendship, family, self love, community, activism and empowerment. Nakupenda is the Swahili word for ‘I love you’. “This is a celebration of love in and for the journey and humanity of a people.” Shanna Melton.


March 6, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


City Lights Gallery
265 Golden Hill Street
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604 United States
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