Commissioned Embroidery for the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Swati Khurana was commissioned by the Schomburg Institution to make a work that responds to Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. That embroidery is on view at the:

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

New York, NY 10037-1801

Exhibition open September 20, 2014 -January 3, 2015

“i found god in myself” is a multimedia and multigallery exhibition celebrating the 40th anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking choreopoem, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. Since its debut performance in 1974 just outside Berkeley, California, at a bar named the Bacchanal, Shange’s work has captivated, provoked, inspired, and transformed audiences all over the world. “i found god in myself” is curated and organized by, Souleo of Souleo Enterprises, LLC.

Artists: Michael Paul Britto, Melissa Calderón, Pamela Council, Renee Cox, Uday K. Dhar, Beata Drozd, Laura R. Gadson, Kathleen Granados, Swati Khurana, Kimberly Mayhorn, Chompunutt Mayta, Beau McCall Io Palmer, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, Amber Robles-Gordon, Arlene Rush, Rafia Santana, Dianne Smith, Alexandria Smith, SOL’SAX, Margaret Rose Vendryes

for information: http://www.nypl.org/events/exhibitions/i-found-god-myself

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