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'We Will Walk' – Art and Resistance in the American South Playlist

Updated: Oct 13


Installation view of We Will Walk – Art and Resistance in the American South at the Turner Contemporary.


The Turner Contemporary's latest exhibition proves that the American South has something to say. Touted as the first show of its kind in the UK, We Will Walk – Art and Resistance in the American South presents artists who lived through the Civil Rights era and its aftermath, bringing together artwork by more than 20 African American artists from the American South. In addition to documentary photographs, We Will Walk's also compiled a playlist to contextualize the exhibition. From Nina Simone to Gil Scott-Heron, the playlist assembles 21 songs from iconic American singers whose voices defined the struggle of Civil Rights Movement. You can listen to the place listen below.

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