December 12, 2019

Kristina Kay Robinson, BURNAWAY Magazine (December 11, 2019)

"The exhibition Welcome to the Jungle, on view through February 2 at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, combines the three films in [Akosua Adoma] Owusu’s “hair trilogy” in one installation. Together the films Mi Broni Ba (“My White Baby”), Split Ends, I Feel Wonderful, and White Afro depict and deconstruct the politics around Black hair and beauty practices. In some way, each of the films respond to and confront the aesthetic legacy of colonialism and imperialism in Africa ..." 

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