The Black Woman is God (BWIG) celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form – God, and challenges viewers to do the same. Artists bring history and culture alive by refocusing the audience on where humanity really began–the womb of the African woman through musical, performing, and visual artists.
The Black Woman is God: Assembly of Gods celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form. More than 60 intergenerational artists working in sculpture, painting, new media, and photography create new myths to challenge Eurocentric notions of God at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco, California.
This exhibit’s theme represents the various African spirits that desire the community to send signals to to the community to claim who they are as a higher being, which is God. The exhibit is about experiencing the the community on a higher plane, transforming into multiple representations to make visible Black art, culture and spirituality.