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Michael Dixon: The Undeniable Blackness Between Us

August 25 – December 9, 2023

DixonMichael Dixon, Peggy’s Black Baby (Topsy Turvy), 2023, Oil on canvas, 48 inches by 48 inches & 24 inches by 24 inches.Michael Dixon’s paintings and performances explore the personal, societal and aesthetic struggles of belonging to both “white” and “black” racial and cultural identities, yet simultaneously belonging fully to neither. For his 2023 AEIVA exhibit, titled The Undeniable Blackness Between Us, Dixon will explore his cultural duality through the lens of his childhood, familial relationships, and his search for a father he’s never known.