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-'''Artists: Seitu Jones, Ta-coumba Aiken and William Slack'''<br>+'''Artists:''' Seitu Jones, Ta-coumba Aiken and William Slack<br>
August 8 – September 25, 1988 August 8 – September 25, 1988
A multimedia installation by Seitu Jones, Ta-coumba Aiken and William Slack that explored the spiritual and aesthetic connections of African and African-American visual traditions. Functioning as a “museum within a museum,” Spirit House guided the viewer on a journey through the artists’ interpretations of the history and traditions of African-American society. Using African objects from the MIA’s permanent collection, the artists created new installation contexts for the objects they chose. A multimedia installation by Seitu Jones, Ta-coumba Aiken and William Slack that explored the spiritual and aesthetic connections of African and African-American visual traditions. Functioning as a “museum within a museum,” Spirit House guided the viewer on a journey through the artists’ interpretations of the history and traditions of African-American society. Using African objects from the MIA’s permanent collection, the artists created new installation contexts for the objects they chose.
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 +==Related Works of Art==
 +<gallery>
 +Image:1988_spirithouse_1.jpg|Installation view
 +Image:1988_spirithouse_2.jpg|Installation view
 +Image:1988_spirithouse_3.jpg|Installation view
 +Image:1988_spirithouse_4.jpg|Installation view
 +Image:1988_spirithouse_5.jpg|Installation view
 +Image:1988_spirithouse_6.jpg|Installation view
 +Image:1988_spirithouse_7.jpg|Installation view
 +Image:1988_spirithouse_8.jpg|Installation view
 +Image:1988_spirithouse_9.jpg|Installation view
 +Image:1988_spirithouse_10.jpg|Installation view
 +</gallery>
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 +==Related Materials==
 +*[[Arts Magazine: Spirit House|Arts Magazine article]]
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 +==Related Events==
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 +==Related Exhibitions==
 +*[[Call and Response]]
 +*[[1989 Exhibitions]]

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Artists: Seitu Jones, Ta-coumba Aiken and William Slack
August 8 – September 25, 1988

A multimedia installation by Seitu Jones, Ta-coumba Aiken and William Slack that explored the spiritual and aesthetic connections of African and African-American visual traditions. Functioning as a “museum within a museum,” Spirit House guided the viewer on a journey through the artists’ interpretations of the history and traditions of African-American society. Using African objects from the MIA’s permanent collection, the artists created new installation contexts for the objects they chose.

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