BlackDeaf Power

Abstract

There are two African masks (one feminine and one masculine ) showing Black symbol (Black Power) as a unified group. In other words, united as we stand, divided we fall no matter what gender we are! The female is signing "Culturally Black" and the male is holding the fist up . That fist is symbol of power that is universal and known in many parts of the world.

Creator

Fred Michael Beam

Title

BlackDeaf Power

Date

2020

Medium

Acrylic Painting

Description

There is one feminine African mask showing on left canvas. Only half of the mask is shown. The right canvas shows a masculine African mask. Again half of the mask is shown. The feminine mask has a sign "Culturally Black" and the masciline mask has the sign of symbolic fist representing "power". The color is in bronze, gold, black and white.

Citation

Fred Michael Beam, “BlackDeaf Power,” RIT/NTID Dyer Arts Center , accessed June 18, 2021, https://dyerartscenter.omeka.net/items/show/385.