World Arts, Local Lives—March
Los Angeles, with its communities from around the world, is a melting pot of traditions and practices. During this period of Safer at Home, the Fowler is pleased to offer digital programs celebrating world arts and cultures. All programs are free.
Marie Antoinette is Dead, 2017
Fabiola Jean-Louis’ photograph, Marie Antoinette is Dead, is exquisitely beautiful. But it evokes hard truths. Perhaps the Black woman in the portrait speaks of new worlds to come.
A Look Back: The African-Print Fashion Community Council
We look back on a dynamic group of men and women—from Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, and the U.S.—who went the extra mile to ensure that the exhibition would engage Angelenos.
How to Make the Universe Right
Matthew H. Robb explores the Daoist scrolls acquired by newly initiated priests or shamans, ritual objects assist them in serving as intermediaries between the physical and spiritual worlds.
A Look Back:
Patrick A. Polk takes us to the streets of Salvador, Bahia, where the January feast of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim and other calendrical rites and rituals reflect how spirituality infuses the cultural and creative life of the city.