Image of Resilience: Photography and Art Exhibition
Image of Resilience honors and analyzes ideas about the meaning and significance of early images of African Americans and works by African American image-makers from early to mid 20thcentury. This exhibition will examine the production of early photographs and the way photography was amalgamated in every aspect of African American life in the South in the height of segregation, Jim Crow, and the early making of the civil rights movement. Through the lenses of image-makers of color, this collection of rare images will showcase and highlight the importance of preserving photos, leaving a legacy of images for others to share, and highlight key images of this collection that reflect family, purpose, love, hope, and resilience. On view April 5ththrough April 28thwith a reception on April 14thfrom 5pm to 7pm at the Goodwyn Gallery inside the Benjamin Hooks Central Library located at 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis TN, 38111.