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Soulforce: The Movements of Memory
James Curry
MAAHMG History Fellow

04 Jun 2024 - 08 Aug 2024
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James Curry
MAAHMG History Fellow
June 4 – August 8, 2024

James Curry is a History Fellow with the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery (MAAHMG). His exhibition Soul Force: The Movements of Memory explores the collaboration and connection between Black, Indigenous and Chicano communities and their movements for civil rights.

The History Fellowship program at the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery was funded by a Seeding Cultural Treasures grant from Propel Nonprofit.

Soulforce: The Movements of Memory, will be exhibited at the MAAHMG from June 4 – August 8, 2024.
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About The Historian

James is a producer, director, writer, editor, educator and author who has been active in filmmaking for over 30 years. His short film “Westbound” and documentary “Masterjam” have won dozens of awards internationally in multiple categories. In 2021, he was awarded the Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship for Film, and in 2022 the Arthur C. McWatt Fellowship where he was able to pursue social justice through the creation of a historical exhibit on Black Pioneers and the upcoming release of a graphic novel based on his ancestor’s narrative. He is a descendant of the Curry family of Southside Minneapolis and the Chairperson of BR4R.org. He teaches film and production at Augsburg University and continues to build community through partnerships with historical societies, individuals and faith-based organizations.

 

 

  • Date: 04 Jun 2024 - 08 Aug 2024
  • Location:MAAHMG

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