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“I Am a Man” Exhibit and VR Experience Opening

January 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Event Description:
The I Am a Man exhibits award-winning virtual reality experience returns to NC State for a three-week run in the African American Cultural Centers Art Gallery.

Created by Assistant Professor of Design Derek Ham, the exhibit features the work of College of Design students who designed museum installations for the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, as part of its MLK50 Celebration in 2018. Participants experience the perspective of an African American sanitation worker during the 1968 sanitation workers strike in Memphis and the civil rights movement before and immediately after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Admission Information:
Free and open to the public. Visit the exhibit through February 4.

Contact Information:
Email: orlando_hankins@ncsu.edu

Location Information:
African American Cultural Center Gallery

Details

Date:
January 16
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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