Noirlinians #PhotoNOLA exhibit opening

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In conjunction with PhotoNOLA 2015, the McKenna Museum of African American art presents a photography exhibition in partnership with Noirlinians, an AfroFashion and culture blog run by Kenyan writer Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa and Liberian designer Denisio Truitt of Dopeciety. The exhibition features four photographers from the Noirlinians blog, Danielle Miles, Asia Vinae Palmer, LaToya ‘Blaze Like Fyre’ Edwards and Patrick Melon, of New Orleans based fashion blog Noirlinians, exploring a variety of styles and themes in street photography.

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The exhibit is open from December 12th, 2015-January 30th, 2016

Photographs by Kim Coleman
(Program and Community Outreach Coordinator at the McKenna Museum)

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@jendayi: “Thanks to everyone who came out for the @noirlinians photography exhibition for @photonola.festival last night! I got to see people I haven’t seen in ages…like filmmaker Sienna Pinderhughes…The energy was amazing!

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@mckennamuseum: shoutout to @RQAway for killing the scene tonight at the @noirlinians #PhotoNOLA reception, much appreciated.

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@cmhstyle: Tonight’s visual stimulation is courtesy of the inspiring ladies of @noirlinians. I love how you ladies personally conncet the essence of your cultures through street style. I admire what yall are bringing to this city (& umm the World) and am so excited to witness the growth. Guys, please stop by the @mckennamuseum to see their photo exhibition. It’s fire!

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@mckennamuseum: #BlackGirlMagic showed out tonight

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@RQAway: “Because Saturday was super groovy. Check out @glennpatrick w/ the calssic smile man! Thank you @mckennamuseum & @noirlinians!

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The exhibit is open from December 12th, 2015-January 30th, 2016

Photographs by Kim Coleman
(Program and Community Outreach Coordinator at the McKenna Museum)

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Noirlinians is a love story by two wandering Daughters of the African diaspora 

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Noirlinians is an AfroFashion blog exploring the complex relationship between culture, clothing & identity in the diaspora. Featuring Liberian artist and designer Denisio Truitt of DOPEciety and poet and organizer Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa, the idea for the blog emerged after a fast friendship developed between the two based on their African heritage and artistic interests.

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