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‘Land of the Blacks’ on view at The Oculus

A new digital OOH exhibition at The Oculus at Westfield World Trade Center highlights black land ownership in the region from 400 years ago.

Land of the Blacks, a digital exhibition presented by Black Gotham Experience is now on view at The Oculus through March 25.

Land of the Blacks presents graphics, maps, and photography illustrating the 28 different land grants earned by Black people in New Netherland between 1643 and 1663.

Artist Adrian Franks joins the project along with artist Pope Phoenix to populate 22 LED screens at The Oculus with imagery that celebrates the Land of the Blacks from the 17th century and the spirit of ownership today.

The exhibition is available for public viewing at the Westfield World Trade Center Oculus between now through March 25th between 7am to 11pm.


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