A Series Component of Because of This
Formerly known as Here We Are. We Are Here, 12 Eye Hue is an audio archive that draws upon the experiences of Black and Indigenous peoples of color who reside in the Midwest region of the United States. An audio assemblage of music, literature, and recordings, 12 Eye Hue asks the listener, “Because of this, I am…”
Listen to the full archive by clicking HERE.
This program is a part of Because of This, a year-long exhibition + performance series that celebrates contemporary Black artistic life through the healing and transformative works of Midwest artists of the African Diaspora. Because of This is an ambitious undertaking in community building, spearheaded by curator Mary Lawson (Omaha, NE) whose selection of over twenty virtual and outdoor programs include visual art, performances, audio archive, panel discussions, and community bike rides.