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Upcoming Events

MFON in Seattle

Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Saturday, November 16, 2019 – 2pm – 4:15pm, More information here

As a part of the Seattle presentation of MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora taking place across three institutions—Frye Art Museum, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, and Photographic Center Northwest—co-authors Laylah Amatullah Barrayn and Adama Delphine Fawundu will be joined by artist Berette Macaulay and photography specialist Michelle Dunn Marsh in a discussion about the global trajectories of the MFON project, and the works and practice of contemporary African diasporic women photographers.

This discussion will be moderated by Negarra A. Kudumu, Manager of Public Programs at the Frye Art Museum. A book signing in the auditorium foyer will follow immediately after the panel discussion, from 3:30–4:15 pm.



MFON Symposium in Philadelphia

The Gathering: Black Women + The Photograph

Saturday, November 23, 12 – 5 p.m.

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

701 Arch Street

$7 Advance, $12 General Admission
Free for AAMP Members & Students

In partnership with MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora co-founders Laylah Amatullah Barraryn and Adama Delphine Fawandu, AAMP will host a half-day symposium exploring the work and experiences of Black women photographers globally. The full symposium schedule will be announced shortly.



ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offerings
September 13 – 23, 2018
Brooklyn Bridge Park, NYC
Curated by Laylah Amatullah Barrayn + Adama Delphine Fawundu

Assistant Curator: Crystal Whaley
Produced by United Photo Industries
Printing Sponsored by Digital Silver Imaging
We are so excited to present our very first exhibition at Photoville, “ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offerings.” This exhibition takes the altar out of its religious context and interrogates photography as a practice containing the same attributes as altars. The images presented in this exhibition examines several religious traditions that have originated in and/or practiced on the African continent and throughout the world. 
ALTAR artist talk, Saturday, September 15, noon to 1pm – more information here!


Tate Modern, London
October 3, 2018 – 6:30pm
MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora
Laylah Amatullah Barrayn and Adama Delphine Fawundu
in conversation with Marilyn Nance and Marcia Michael
Reserve your seat here!



Past Events

Washington, DC
Friday, February 2, 2018, 2 – 4pm
Howard University
Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center
2218 6th St NW
Discussion + Signing
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Brooklyn, New York
Thursday, February, 15, 2018
Brooklyn Museum of Art
200 Eastern Pkwy
Book Signing


San Francisco, CA
Friday, February, 23, 20186 – 8pm
Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)
685 Mission St
Discussion + Signing


Harlem, New York
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30pm
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
International Women’s Day – Black Radical Feminism
515 Malcolm X Blvd
Discussion + Signing


Philadelphia, PA
March 16, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30pm
The African American Museum in Philadephia
Panel Discussion and Book Signing
701 Arch Street
Click here for more information


Cambridge, Massachusetts
March 22 – 24, 2018
Harvard University
Black Portraiture{s} IV: The Color of Silence
Harvard Art Museums | 32 Quincy Street
Register for the Conference


Brooklyn, New York
April 3, 2018, 6 – 8pm
BRIC Arts Media
The Stoop Series
647 Fulton Street
RSVP Here!