“My work has a lot of circles, representing infinity. They just keep going and going and going. And that’s what we do, my people do. We keep going and going and going,” Boston artist Ife Franklin said during a panel at the opening reception for “Multiplicities: An Artistic Exploration of Racial Disparities in Cancer Outcomes.”
The exhibition, curated by Boston-based art and racial health equity startup Nucarta, is on view at MIT’s Koch Institute Public Galleries, 500 Main St., Cambridge, from Sept. 28 to Dec. 8, 2023.
“Research has shown that Black, Brown and minority communities hold the highest cancer burden of all racial/ethnic groups in the U.S.,” according to the organizers. The exhibition features “artworks that speak to the current state of cancer inequities and starts the conversation around the need for communities to feel empowered to actively shape their health outcomes, particularly in the realm of cancer.”
In addition to Franklin, exhibiting artists include Ryan Horton, Nygel Jones, Stanley Rameau and Bianca Rose.
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