Categories: Visual Arts
This multi-media exhibition, conceived by photographer Jennifer Colten, includes 50 large scale, color landscape photographs by Colten, as well as video and oral histories by Denise Ward-Brown, historical land documentation, historical narrative panels and an art installation by Dail Chambers, which together provide an overview of the history and issues surrounding this historically African-American cemetery.
The exhibition is made possible by a grant from the Missouri Humanities Council with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, a Ferguson Academic Seed Fund Grant from Washington University in St. Louis, Karen and Lawrence Kotner, Barbara and Arthur McDonnell, Officer Funeral Home P.C. and James and Brenda Rivers. In-kind support is provided by Special Collections, Olin Library, Washington University in St. Louis and the Missouri History Museum.