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EXHIBIT: THE NANNY SERIES – A POSTCOLONIAL READING
September 27, 2019
An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until November 15, 2019
This exhibition by artist Laura James combines the use of surrealist painting and postcolonial theory to address issues of gender, work, and motherhood in the lives of domestic workers living in New York City. In The Nanny Series: A Postcolonial Reading, painter, Laura James, and her sister/collaborator, Dr. Sonia James-Wilson explore how identity is constructed, deconstructed, and reconstructed for and by women from former colonies in the Caribbean, Africa, and South Asia.