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Afro Girl Talks » Arts & Culture http://afrogirltalks.com Bolder Than Ever Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:01:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Q & A With Web Comic Illustrator Olivia Stephens http://afrogirltalks.com/qa-with-webcomic-artist-olivia-stephens/ http://afrogirltalks.com/qa-with-webcomic-artist-olivia-stephens/#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 21:19:18 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=2905 “Art has always been important to me. As a child my brother and I entertained ourselves with nubs of crayon and printer paper. In the 8th grade I saved enough... Read more »

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Artist Appreciation: Kara Walker http://afrogirltalks.com/artist-appreciation-kara-walker/ http://afrogirltalks.com/artist-appreciation-kara-walker/#comments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:21:10 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=2393 I was recently exposed to the work of artist Kara Walker thanks to my Art History professor. In my Art History class, we watched an Art21 Episode where Walker talked... Read more »

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An Appreciation of Jenny Holzer http://afrogirltalks.com/an-appreciation-of-jenny-holzer/ http://afrogirltalks.com/an-appreciation-of-jenny-holzer/#comments Mon, 19 May 2014 00:40:29 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=1914 “I used language because I wanted to offer content that people, not necessarily art people, could understand.” – Jenny Holzer Jenny Holzer attended art school college level and graduate level... Read more »

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Women Every Woman Needs to Know: Carmen De Lavallade http://afrogirltalks.com/women-every-woman-needs-to-know-carmen-de-lavallade/ http://afrogirltalks.com/women-every-woman-needs-to-know-carmen-de-lavallade/#comments Sat, 26 Apr 2014 21:52:01 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=1639 Name: Carmen De Lavallade Occupation: Dancer, Choreographer, Professor, and Actress  Birthday: March 6, 1931 (Age 83) Birthplace: Los Angeles, California Zodiac Sign: Pisces With a scholarship to study under modern dance pioneer Lester... Read more »

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Women Every Woman Needs to Know: Sylvia Plath http://afrogirltalks.com/women-every-woman-needs-to-know-sylvia-plath/ http://afrogirltalks.com/women-every-woman-needs-to-know-sylvia-plath/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:59:51 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=902 Name: Sylvia Plath Occupation: Poet, Novelist, Short Story Writer Birthday: October 27, 1932 Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts Death: February 11, 1963 (age 30) Place of Death: London, England Education: Smith College,... Read more »

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10 Spoken Word Poems to Get You Through the Week http://afrogirltalks.com/ten-spoken-word-poems-to-get-you-through-the-week/ http://afrogirltalks.com/ten-spoken-word-poems-to-get-you-through-the-week/#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 03:22:40 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=600 Image by Grant via Flickr/ Creative Commons From Adriane and Lauren Andrea Gibson, “The Madness Vase” Rives, “Mockingbird” Phil Kaye, “Teeth” Sarah Kay, “If I Should Have a Daughter” Shane... Read more »

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Celebrating Culture: Dia de los Muertos http://afrogirltalks.com/celebrating-culture-dia-de-los-muertos/ http://afrogirltalks.com/celebrating-culture-dia-de-los-muertos/#comments Tue, 05 Nov 2013 16:53:55 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=379 Note from founder: Dakotah M. Spent her weekend at Birmingham’s Dia de Los Muertos celebration and was kind enough to share the visual experience with us through photographs. Dia de... Read more »

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Reading Wrong http://afrogirltalks.com/reading-wrong/ http://afrogirltalks.com/reading-wrong/#comments Sun, 13 Oct 2013 11:10:37 +0000 http://afrogirltalks.com/?p=173 I do not know how to read books. Well, I don’t know how to read poetry either, but maybe that’s a discussion for another time. This may seem like an... Read more »

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