Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design opens June 18 at MoPOP.
Opening June 18, 2022 at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle, Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design will feature Oscar Winner Ruth E. Carter's costumes from more than a dozen films on display in an exhibition exploring her perspective on Afrofuturism: the application of knowledge intertwined with imagination, self-expression, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
- 55 costumes designed by Ruth E. Carter from films including Black Panther, Do the Right Thing, Selma, Malcolm X, Roots, Coming 2 America, and more
- Immersive, interactive experiences including a Black Panther “Warrior Falls” photo opportunity
- Afrofuturistic installation incorporating original artwork by Brandon Sadler
- Original drawings, paintings, photographs, sketches, and mood boards
- Descriptive text panels with supplemental digital materials
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