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The Voice of the Black Community
Center for Documentary Studies
Myra Greene has often used the human body — primarily black and brown ones, often her own — to explore issues of difference, beauty and memory. My White Friends Exhibition dates: March 10 to May 17, 2014 Artist’s talk & book signing: April 9, 6–9 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies Juanita Kreps Gallery 1317 W. Pettigrew St. The project’s racial identity portraits are co-constructions with Greene’s friends that capture the individual characteristics that make them feel decidedly “white.” Green describes her subjects as being “manicured into a space and provided an opportunity to respond to the idea of being imaged for their race. Some found it amusing; for others, it caused great anxiety.
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