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The Vessel as a Metaphor: An Artist Talk by Ebitenyefa Baralaye | Ann Arbor District Library: Downtown

The Vessel as a Metaphor: An Artist Talk by Ebitenyefa Baralaye | Ann Arbor District Library: Downtown

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Oct 21, 2023 (UTC-5)
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Ann Arbor District Library: Downtown

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Join us for an enlightening artist talk by Ebitenyefa Baralaye, a skilled artist and educator from Detroit. Baralaye's captivating work delves into the realm of cultural translations in clay, exploring the diverse dimensions of objects, text, and symbols through a diaspora lens. His artistic expression encompasses spiritual and material translations, expertly combining craft and design aesthetics. With a background in ceramics from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design and the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Baralaye's talent has been showcased both nationally and internationally. His thought-provoking pieces have graced esteemed galleries such as Friedman Benda Gallery in New York, David Klein Gallery in Detroit, Shoshana Wayne Gallery in Los Angeles, the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, and the Korea Ceramic Foundation in Icheon. This special event, titled "The Vessel as a Metaphor: An Artist Talk by Ebitenyefa Baralaye," is presented in collaboration with Stamps Gallery, UMMA, and AADL. It is held in conjunction with the compelling exhibition "Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina," currently on display at UMMA from August 26, 2023, to January 7, 2024. The event takes place on October 21, 2023, at the Ann Arbor District Library: Downtown, located at 343 South 5th Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. This event offers a unique opportunity to delve into the intricate world of artistic expression and cultural exploration. Admission is free, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the U-M Arts Initiative. Don't miss this exceptional event that promises to inspire and captivate.

Provided by Mitch|Published Oct 22, 2023

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