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'Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design' Opens June 18 at MoPOP

'Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design' Opens June 18 at MoPOP

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.

Exhibition Highlights:

  • 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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