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Our Prism | The Role of Art and Music During a Pandemic

The Role of Art and Music During a Pandemic: Q&A with Grammy-Nominated Artist Nana Kwabena

April 29, 2020. Our Prism. Patrisse and art curator Autumn Breon Williams sat down with grammy-nominated artist Nana Kwabena to discuss how musical artists are expressing themselves during these strange times and why art in general is so essential to getting by in this current world. As part of an Our Prism series that focuses on multidisciplinary artists who approach their work in a way that focuses on movement-building, Nana speaks up about how he uses his music as a tool to unify the African continent and its worldwide dispersion of communities. He also talks about why music is more important now than ever and how it informs his ongoing activism.

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