Two new exhibits open at the UICA

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts is currently featuring the exhibit Translating Valence: redefining black male identity which examines black masculinity, identity and stereotypes.

The exhibit runs through May 3rd and features artwork from six artists based across the country: Stephen Arboite, Scott Campbell, Nate Lewis, Patrick Quarm, Devan Shimoyama and Joshua Solas.

UICA Exhibitions Curator, Juana Williams, stopped by to tell us more about the exhibit, along with a new one opening on February 21st. A Beautiful Struggle: Black Feminist Futurism runs through June 14th and explores the integration of Black feminist and Afrofuturist ideas.

For more details on all exhibits at the UICA, click here.

Sponsored by the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts.

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