The Great Migration: A City Transformed at Slought Foundation

3 - 12 Aug 2016
Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

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Ancestral Correspondence, Lonnie Graham, film still.

Slought Foundation will present a version of Scribe Video Center's recent Center-funded exhibition, The Great Migration: A City Transformed (1916-1930), including Mendi + Keith Obadike's sound and video work, Sonic Migration, and Lonnie Graham's photography installation, Ancestral Correspondence.

The Great Migration: A City Transformed is a multimedia exhibition exploring the history and impact of the Great Migration (1916–30) on Philadelphia, when blacks fled the South for economic opportunities in the Northern states, giving rise to new African American neighborhoods.