Black as Light by Erik Jacobs and Porsha Olayiwola

Brighter Connected 2020

This projected installation is an eight-part poem by Boston poet laureate Porsha Olayiwola that explores the Black identity as it relates to light – using an afro-futurist lens to explore Black people as light, Black collective trauma as lightness, and the Black experience as a vehicle. Seeking to uncover, and recover magic and joy via the current black diaspora, all are invited to share their own poetry inspired by this work at #blackaslight

Visit the blog post on JewishBoston.com to learn more about “Black as Light.”

 

See more from Erik Jacobs: https://www.instagram.com/erikdjacobs/

Learn more about Porsha Olayiwola: http://www.porshaolayiwola.com/bio

 

Location:  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

On view December 9-18, 4 pm- 7 pm
No preregistration required
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