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Rogue Gallery Special Reception Sept. 27: The Cutting Edge

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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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Alumni Spotlight: Ummi A. Yakubu

Ummi Yakubu is a young professional in the interactive multimedia and design industry and is currently working on a mobile game that’s aimed at increasing civic responsibility.

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Alumni Spotlight: Ummi A. Yakubu

Ummi Yakubu is a young professional in the interactive multimedia and design industry and is currently working on a mobile game that’s aimed at increasing civic responsibility.

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Alumni Spotlight: Ibrahima Amadou Niang, IBOU

Ibrahima Amadou Niang (@IbrahimaANiang) is the Head of the Guinea Country Office at Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) and participated in C4AAs 2016 School for Creative Activism in New York City. The following year he performed at two major literary festivals. Originally from Senegal, Ibou works on social justice issues through his work as an NGO activist and through his writing.

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Alumni Spotlight: CODO Cédric Wilfrid

Art Action Academy alumni Cédric Wilfrid Codo has been using media for social change, working with African youth, women and girls. “I am working on a cultural education project for girls and children in schools, on the presence of women in culture and sport (promotion and training) and finally on media that gives visibility to all this. I am convinced that the projects of the future will be projects that will bring together Anglophones and Francophones on projects in French. It will change the world.”

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Alumni Spotlight: POETYK PRYNX

One of our amazing alumni, Prince Poetyk, is a prolific Ghanaian poet, who is using his creative activism training to organize around mental health issues.

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