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Rogue Gallery Special Reception Sept. 27: The Cutting Edge

B Wague Diakite bowl

Rogue Gallery & Art Center Special Reception on September 27, 5:30 – 8:00 pm

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The Cutting Edge: Ceramics by Baba Wagué Diakité & Collages By Penda Diakité September 27 – November 8, 2019

Main Gallery Exhibit

Opening reception to meet artist Baba Wagué Diakité and Penda Diakité, September 27, 5;30 – 8:00 pm

This exhibit features a collaboration of father and daughter artists, Baba Wagué Diakité and Penda Diakité. Ceramic artist Baba Wagué Diakité and collage artist Penda Diakité create vibrant work featuring expressive narratives. Each artists has a unique approach, embracing styles and influences from contemporary to traditional, from Mali, Africa to Portland, Oregon.

Baba Wagué Diakité is an artist, author, illustrator and storyteller. He was raised in Mali, West Africa and is now based in Portland, Oregon. His work

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War Crimes: A Disdain for History & Culture in Timbuktu

Destruction of ancient mosque in Timbuktu

The door of the Sid-Yaha, one of Timbuktu’s three 15th-century-era mosques, was supposed to open on the day of reckoning, signaling to all that the end had arrived. Instead, it has been broken down as part of a larger campaign of destruction. The perpetrators of these demolitions are the Ansar-Dine, a group of Islamic radicals […]

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