Critic' Choice for Summer 2019 | by Janet Batet
[ Alosúgbe: a journey across time, by local artist Onajide Shabaka is opened at Emerson Dorsch through June 15. Concerned with historical and biographical themes related to geography and displacement that include African diaspora and Native American cultures based, Shabaka generates intimates yet moving timeframes that echoes the migrations of both humans and plants during the Atlantic colonial slave era to the present. ]
Update: Alosúgbe: a journey across time has been extended to July 10, 2019.
Image: Guardian and its garden, 2018, watercolor, gold leaf, collage on matte paper. Courtesy of Emerson Dorsch.