Intisar Abioto’s “Black Legend, Black, Oregon” to be exhibited in the Governor’s Office Feb. 4 – March 29

Salem, Oregon – Portland artist Intisar Abioto will exhibit “Black Legend, Black, Oregon” in the Governor’s Office of the Capitol Building in Salem from Feb. 4 to March 29.

“Black Legend, Black, Oregon” explores the lore and living legend of Black presence in Oregon through photographs of artists, elders, poets, historians, luminaries and beloved community members. Works in the exhibition include images from the artist’s ongoing photographic endeavor and exploratory blog The Black Portlanders as well as photographs taken around Oregon for the Urban League of Portland’s “State of Black Oregon” 2015 publication. She has been photographing and writing about people of African descent in Oregon since 2013.

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