W.E.B. DuBoisDark Water:
Recital in Four Dominions

A Recital in Four Dominions is on current exhibit at the Arthur Ross Gallery, the exhibition gallery of the University of Pennsylvania, December 14, 2002-March 2,2003.
In tribute to W.E.B. DuBois, Penn faculty artist and Professor, Terry Adkins designed the Darkwater exhibit. Adkins examines DuBois and his work by way of four "dominions": sculpture, prints, documents, and music, all of them relating to DuBois' literary output and contributions.

" Darkwater" further celebrates 30 years of African American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, where DuBois was awarded a fellowship in 1895 to conduct a research project in Philadelphia's impoverished seventh ward. The result was " The Philadelphia Negro" one of his most recognized works.

WHYY Documentary Segments
WHYY produced short documentary segments about the exhibit and the work of W.E.B. Dubois. The segments include interviews with exhibit artist and Associate Professor, Terry Adkins and with Tukufu Zuberi, Director of the Afro-American Studies Program and African Census Analysis Project at Penn.
Segments were Produced by Karen Smyles and Executive Producer is Trudi Brown.

We invite you to see the segments

  • Exhibition [ View with RealPlayer]
  • Philadelphia Negro [View with RealPlayer]
  • Politics [View with RealPlayer]

 

 

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