When curator and featured artist Dionne Victoria went searching for art that represented people like her at the local museums, she was left with a reminder of slavery and hardship. After years of being told that those are the only stories that would be regarded as “Great”, she decided to take control of the narrative by creating bi-annual Black Love Matters! exhibition through the Butterfly community. A collection of artists from different race and backgrounds came together last Friday to show their perspective of what love in the black community looks like.
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Through spoken word and intimate conversation, Natalie B showed us the three levels of love.
B’ Rael gave us the pain of police brutality while keeping the art of Footworking alive.
Kwnology reminding us that we all did use to Love H.E.R. by speaking on her love of Chicago.
As with any piece of art you see online, it will never do it justice so make sure you check out the full exhibit at the lower level of 1029 W 35th St.