‘Truth Be Told: The Policies That Impacted Black Lives’

In recent months, Louisville has been covered in wood panels, all in the name of protection. The Ali Center was inventively inspired to reuse those barriers as a platform to explain racist policies from the 1600s to today. The exhibition features a spray-painted mural by Louisville artist and protester Braylyn Resko Stewart. “Taking a break and doing something like this that shows my art impacting and bringing awareness to something that should’ve been brought awareness to a long time ago is bittersweet,” said Stewart, “but I’m honored to be part of the upside of things.”

Through April 18, 2021

Muhammad Ali Center
Prices vary
144 N. Sixth St.
alicenter.org

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‘Truth Be Told: The Policies That Impacted Black Lives’

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

 

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