CULTURE OVER EVERYTHING
Culture Over Everything is a creative exhibit for Black cultural exploration! Its focus is on “Who we are ethnically, and who we are becoming. This exhibit is an attempt to spark discussion about the modern forces that are impacting Black Diasporic culture in negative and positive ways.
BLACK SPACE MATTERS
Alena Museum partook in a short video project, covering the impact of gentrification in Oakland today, from the lens of two Black entrepreneurs, as current space-holders in Oakland.West Oakland. Live jazz music before Marcus shared stories about his life and work. Born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden, Marcus eventually moved to Harlem where he found success as a chef and restauranteur.
Hager Seven Asefaha
Conceptual Artist + Social Entrepreneur
Musician + Entrepreneur
Artist + Producer + Director
Artist + Tech Entrepreneur
Writer + Director
Writer + Producer + AD Tech Professional
Muralist + Graphic Design