Ana Alakija: Interconnections (Brazil/Africa, Portugal/New England)
Oct. 6, 2012
The Museum's 2012 One-Day Contemporary Art Series at the White-Ellery House wraps up the season with Ana Alakija's installation entitled Interconnections (Brazil/Africa, Portugal/New England).
The historic property will be open that day from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. as part of 17th Century Saturdays, an Escapes North program and is free and open to the public.The White-Ellery House is located at 245 Washington Street in Gloucester at the Route 128 Grant Circle Rotary.
Ana Alakija is a Brazilian-born journalist and Community Media specialist who now lives in Gloucester. Her installation at the White-Ellery House will explore the heritage of her family which has roots in Nigeria. Special note will be made of the important contributions families of Brazilian and Portuguese decent have made and continue to make to the greater Cape Ann community. Ana's installation will draw upon photographs, artifacts and documents from her own collection to paint a broader picture of the interconnections between Brazil and Africa - Portugal and New England.