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MFA Thesis Exhibition: Hasani Claxton | Rise of the Afrotaku

Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 11:00am to 8:00pm

Holtzman MFA Gallery, CA 2040 Center for the Arts, Towson University, Towson, MD 21252, USA

ON VIEW February 10 - April 1 (Closed March 18 -26)

In his paintings and sculptures, MFA candidate Claxton uses satire to examine popular misconceptions of blackness in contemporary society. He seeks out cultural intersections between “blerds” (black nerds) and “otaku” (Japanese nerds), combining the distinctive visual language of anime and manga with Western realism.

Opening Reception: Thurs., Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Gallery Hours: Tues. – Sat., 11 a.m. – 8 p.m

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Arts & Culture, A&C-Free Events, A&C-Art

Departments

Academic Affairs, Art (Department of), Fine Arts & Communication (College of)

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, General Public, Staff

Cost

Free

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