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Spotlight On: Black Business

Black Businesswoman and Artist, Lisa Lee

Literary Performance, Fine Art Cards, Reliably-sourced Leather Rings and Wearables, Audio-Visual Art

Lisa Lee performed stunning performance art at The Robbins House event to celebrate the opening of the National Museum of African American Culture and History. We’ve since found that her art knows no bounds!

Artisan Lisa Lee of Boston creates colorful, reliably sourced leather rings and wearable, as well as extraordinary layered fine art, sculptural card collectibles. Perfect for gifts, or for yourself.

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This is a 1 minute clip of a longer spoken piece entitled In Dark Skin. It addresses the complexities of raising a black male, through the eyes of a mother. It answers the mystery and highlights historical explanations as to why mothers of black boys tend to be protective of their sons. This work includes a sculpture of a mother holding up a shield in one hand and her significantly larger son in the other.

The media includes video projection, as well as sound (original song and word). Each element represents a thing that endangers the black male (Systems designed to destroy black boys, teachers lacking cultural proficiency, police brutality, etc.) This work functions as a stand-alone art piece, as well as a tool for cultural proficiency.

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