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4 Black Culture Marathon FEATURED WORK 5-13 MALACHI FREEDOM RACE artwork peotry

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Copyright Š 2020 by George Frederick Nash All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical reviews and certain other noncommercial uses permitted by copyright law. For permission requests, email the publisher at gfnstudio@gmail.com

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Inspired by history, geometric form and religious symbolism, this work explores the courageous power of Black American culture. With no boots, Black culture competes to succeed in the American dream.

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a r t w o r k

s t a t e m e n t

hen I think about black culture

I was interested in celebrating the

in America, one of the first

strength of his character. Evening in

names that comes to mind is

bondage, he was a powerful person.

Malachi. I find that Malachi is one

So in this piece I wanted to show the

of the names that expresses quite

strength in participating the race. His

courageousness. As I’m working on

power survive the maze of brutality

this piece, I can’t help but think about

is an inspiration. That strength has

every powerful black man I know.

afforded me the opportunity to

Each one running in this American

express my creative voice.

dream marathon. What’s interesting to me is that these men don’t have to

While exploring the depths of this

announce their strength. Even with

work, a beautiful red line appeared.

no shoes, they run and fight in this

It is connected at the beginning and

race.

end of the piece. The line wraps around the running figures.

One of the elements in this work is

actually

from

called Malachi.

another

piece

The work is from

an art collection I did entitled “Selfhood”. When I did the original piece,

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single line illustrates that our past and future are connected. Malachi Freedom

Race

celebrates

strength of freedom.

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