#1960Now Atlanta/ Hell Talmbout/ Janelle Monae: Untitled

Photograph by
Bright, Sheila Pree, American, born 1967
Subject of
Monáe, Janelle, American, born 1985
Christian, Alexia, American, died 2015
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
2015
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 12 × 12 in. (30.5 × 30.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 1/2 × 13 in. (41.9 × 33 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph taken at a Black Lives Matter rally in Atlanta, Georgia. At center is the entertainer Janelle Monáe, who is wearing a white shirt and white cap, her eyes closed. She is holding a sign with another woman, which reads: "#What happened to / ALEXIA CHRISTIAN / #SAYHERNAME / #STOPKILLINGUS!" Behind Monáe and the woman are men and women in a group, some holding other signs.
Place captured
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
#1960Now Atlanta/ Hell Talmbout/ Janelle Monae
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Black Lives Matter
Type
inkjet prints
Topic
Activism
Actors
Civil rights
Justice
Musicians
Photography
Race relations
U.S. History, 2001-
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sheila Pree Bright
Object number
2016.44.17
Restrictions & Rights
© Sheila Pree Bright
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd595dd58c0-988d-48ce-a808-5497237f741d
2 image(s)