On February 18th, 2015, En Foco held a Members Only Event, The Art of Seeing at the Nathan Cummings Foundation, in collaboration with the exhibition Kamoinge + En Foco: Advancing the Frame, on view through March 26th, 2015. This event was a great opportunity for members to share their work with each other as well … Continue reading The Art of Seeing – A Members Event
Is this a critique of minority collectivism? Is the black athlete an individualist? Or is the photograph commenting on how much hope the community deposits on its young, to the degree of blinding itself to everything else?
As stated in part one of this essay series, Picturing Diversity, in democracy, we are all unique in our difference and, also, that we are all actors. People of color have an added advantage here. Or perhaps it is a handicap. For not only are its members unique but they are trapped in that uniqueness. Normal means to be like everyone else, which implies that one thing minorities can never be, is normal.