Meeting Lorraine O’Grady | A Film by Zawe Ashton | Tate

Filmmaker and actress Zawe Ashton visits conceptual artist Lorraine O’Grady in New York City to learn more about her work’s exploration of black female subjectivity.

Lorraine O’Grady (1934) is a New York-based artist and critic, who works in conceptual art and performance art that integrates photo and video installation. Her work explores the cultural construction of black female identity.

O’Grady’s work Art Is… (1983) is currently on display in the Tate Modern exhibition Soul of A Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power.

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power Exhibition at Tate Modern:

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