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Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend
Experience February 10-12, 2023

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AEIVA Presents Donté K. Hayes: Objects of Tomorrow

Presented by Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA) at UAB Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA), Birmingham

January 13 - March 25

Donté K. Hayes’ work is inspired by researching traditional African heirlooms, initiation rites of birth, adulthood, marriage, eldership, and ancestry which are essential to all human growth and speaks to the greater African diaspora. The repeated texture and patterns on the surface of his sculptures imbue a visual language of memory, ritual, comfort and a sense of familiarity to viewers. Hayes’ sculptures are vessels that are turned upside down, symbolizing the crazy world we live...

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Donté K. Hayes’ work is inspired by researching traditional African heirlooms, initiation rites of birth, adulthood, marriage, eldership, and ancestry which are essential to all human growth and speaks to the greater African diaspora. The repeated texture and patterns on the surface of his sculptures imbue a visual language of memory, ritual, comfort and a sense of familiarity to viewers. Hayes’ sculptures are vessels that are turned upside down, symbolizing the crazy world we live in.

IMAGE CREDIT // Donté K. Hayes, Essence, Ceramic (black clay body), 2021, 11″ x 12″ x 12″, courtesy of the artist.

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Dates & times

Wed, Feb 08 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 09 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm + 31 more dates and times

Sat, Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 01 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 02 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 03 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 04 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Mar 07 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 08 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 09 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 18 @ 12:00 pm Tue, Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm Wed, Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm Thu, Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm Fri, Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm Sat, Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm - Less dates

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