Dinner Series - Shabazz I Theodore
An intimate evening with legendary NYC street documentarian Jamel Shabazz and Philadelphia-based artist Shawn Theodore, whose works were on exhibition at Snap! Space at the time. The night’s event included a book signing, private tour of the exhibition led by the artists, followed by a formal dinner in the gallery. Snap! Space, 1013 E. Colonial Dr. Orlando, 32803.
SHAWN THEODORE / XST: Shawn Theodore is a multidisciplinary Philadelphia-based artist working in photography, video, and collage. His practice focuses on the fragmentation and manipulation of African American and African Diasporan identities and otherness, while exploring concepts of race, spirituality, patriarchy, matriarchy and class structure within disappearing Black communities.
JAMEL SHABAZZ: Native Brooklynite and chronicler of street fashion, Jamel Shabazz has spent the last 40 years photographing New York City life. A documentarian of African-American culture, he embarked on a mission to photograph various aspects of life from youth culture to a wide range of social conditions. Shabazz is the author of 5 monographs and has contributed to numerous others.
Orlando Arts Magazine featured this 'Dinner in the Gallery' in their March/April 2018 issue.