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Ancestors of the Passage: Work by Imna Arroyo
Jan 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am - Mar 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Start: 10:00am Tues – Fri; 1:00pm Sat – Sun
End: 4:30pm Tues – Fri; 4:30pm Sat – Sun
Cost: Free Admission
Description: Inspired by this year’s UConn Reads selected book, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Refugees, and the histories of voluntary and involuntary immigration that brought us to become American. Imna Arroyo’s art installation explores the forced immigration of slaves from Africa. The ancestors of the Middle Passage, those who had been on slave ships going from Africa to the Caribbean who did not survive.