AFRICA FORECAST artist Jessica Scott-Felder, C'2005, will perform "Adornment," an original interactive work that is informed by the standards of dress, beauty, and comportment that influenced how Spelman College students behaved and dressed from the 1920s through the 1960s.
The The Tefton Tet String Ensemble will perform; and a conversation with Anne Collins Smith, C'96, curator of collections for the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, and Holly Smith, the Spelman College archivist, will follow.
AFRICA FORECAST: Fashioning Contemporary Life
, currently on view in the Museum of Fine Art, positions fashion through two overlapping perspectives: an ever-changing global marketplace and the unique ways that Black women throughout the African Diaspora construct their lives. AFRICA FORECAST
features work by Black women artists and designers who shape, imagine, and redefine the impact of lifestyle in highly imaginative ways.