Honoring the Cape's Black History & Culture
Time & Location
The film was produced by ArtistsAndMusicians.org and John L. Reed, Executive Director of Zion Union Heritage Museum (ZUHM) and features the Museum’s resident artists, Pamela Chatterton-Purdy, Carl Lopes and Robin J. Miller. It also includes the work of Michael Alfano, Vasco Pires, Elizabeth Mumford, Joe Diggs, and Sean Cassidy. The film also draws on the music of outstanding regional musicians including Walter Beasley, Ensemble Passacaglia, Steffani Bennett, and Jerry Portnoy.
Following the film, the filmmaker and artists will talk about their work and the history and traditions that inspire it. CCMoA is also exhibiting work by Chatterton-Purdy, Carl Lopes and Robin J. Miller during the month of February.
The film is based in part on the historical notes of Dolores DaLuz and made possible through the generosity of the Lyndon Paul Larusso Foundation.
More about Resident Artists of Zion Union Heritage Museum:
-Pamela Chatterton-Purdy, whose art and historical exhibition Icons of the Civil Rights Movement, Past and Present portrays heroes in the historic struggle that culminated in the 1950s and ‘60s and continues to this day.
-Former Barnstable High School Art Director Carl Lopes, who creates stunning paintings that are thoroughly contemporary in feel, while reflecting centuries of influential African tradition and design.
-Robin Joyce Miller—an award-winning educator and artist who focuses on African American Heritage themes in her mixed media collage quilts and in her poetry.