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Photograph of George Clinton

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
George Clinton, American, born 1941  Search this
Medium:
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Date:
ca. 1993
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Love to the planet
Object number:
2011.83.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd557867b42-4a06-4b66-b50a-bbe7ea1a067f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.83.10

Imitation leather halter top worn by Janet Jackson in "Scream" music video

Worn by:
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
imitation leather
Type:
halters
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.4.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a02bd2c6-876a-48be-8dd7-d1fca6ca23c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.4.2

Storyboard page for Scream music video

Designed by:
Tom Foden, British  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
facsimiles
storyboards
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.5.10
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tom Foden. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e3e6fae5-8de5-4e6c-9b99-23434133d81c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.5.10
Online Media:

Storyboard page for Scream music video

Designed by:
Tom Foden, British  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 16 9/16 in. (28 × 42 cm)
Type:
facsimiles
storyboards
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.5.24
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tom Foden. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd520b08c6b-cbbf-487b-885b-bc92a4cae614
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.5.24
Online Media:

Back at You

Photograph by:
Lola Flash, American, born 1959  Search this
Subject of:
Lola Flash, American, born 1959  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 24 × 36 in. (61 × 91.4 cm)
H x W (image): 22 1/2 × 33 3/4 in. (57.2 × 85.8 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2020
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Photography  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, purchased through the American Women's History Initiative Acquisitions Pool, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative
Object number:
2021.57.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© Lola Flash
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
syzygy, the vision
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51cc1cd8d-57ff-4d88-8cc5-6e4a9a685bcb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.57.5
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Purple star costume designed by Sun Ra and worn by Arkestra members

Created by:
Sun Ra, American, 1914 - 1993  Search this
Used by:
The Sun Ra Arkestra, American  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber , sequin
Dimensions:
H x W x D (flat): 41 × 59 1/2 × 1/8 in. (104.1 × 151.1 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
ponchos
Date:
early 1990s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.52.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55fc5f846-a8a4-4477-944f-aae8b89237dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.52.2

Silver unitard worn by Nona Hendryx

Manufactured by:
Gilda Marx, Inc., 1977 - 1996  Search this
Worn by:
Nona Hendryx, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 49 1/2 × 12 1/2 × 10 in. (125.7 × 31.8 × 25.4 cm)
H x W (Flat): 47 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (120.7 × 26.7 cm)
Type:
body stockings
Date:
1977-1996
Topic:
African American  Search this
Costume  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Nona Hendryx of Labelle
Object number:
2014.246.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5797f2fa7-0f6a-4ccb-b53f-fde1e9d1392e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.246.5

Storyboard page for Scream music video

Designed by:
Tom Foden, British  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 16 9/16 in. (28 × 42 cm)
Type:
facsimiles
storyboards
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.5.29
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tom Foden. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53c99a45f-a023-412b-9d0e-0be096f2c98d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.5.29
Online Media:

Copy of press release for Scream music video

Created by:
Susan Blond, Inc., founded 1986  Search this
Subject of:
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 7/16 × 8 7/16 in. (29 × 21.4 cm)
Type:
facsimiles
press releases
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.5.30
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e93dad00-29f3-4344-8540-5e0cd30597fe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.5.30
Online Media:

Storyboard page for Scream music video

Designed by:
Tom Foden, British  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
facsimiles
storyboards
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.5.7
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tom Foden. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd507bfeb29-9baa-484a-9cc9-d632f6584de8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.5.7
Online Media:

Mothership (Capsule)

Created by:
Jefferson Pinder, American, born 1970  Search this
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961  Search this
Sun Ra, American, 1914 - 1993  Search this
Stevie Wonder, American, born 1950  Search this
Medium:
tin, wood, chrome, loudspeakers, audiovisual equipment and mixed media
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 92 1/2 × 75 × 86 in., 571 lb. (235 × 190.5 × 218.4 cm, 259 kg)
Type:
multimedia works
Place made:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2009
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Art  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Identity  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics  Search this
Technology  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Henry Thaggert III in memory of Burnell P. Thaggert
Object number:
2013.234
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jefferson Pinder. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd574c1cea8-a520-4428-99e1-efcaebee5152
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.234

White long-sleeved shirt worn by Janet Jackson in "Scream" music video

Designed by:
Dexter Wong  Search this
Worn by:
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
cloth
Type:
shirts
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50bff36cc-a3c0-4345-aca6-74fe15fca0e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.4.1
Online Media:

Storyboard page for Scream music video

Designed by:
Tom Foden, British  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
facsimiles
storyboards
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.5.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tom Foden. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e1746c75-505f-4ae2-a86a-c7a91ea6775a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.5.1
Online Media:

Storyboard page for Scream music video

Designed by:
Tom Foden, British  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
facsimiles
storyboards
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.5.15
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tom Foden. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd502b9e0d5-7c8a-4759-b4a1-ac9b1a89da75
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.5.15
Online Media:

Storyboard page for Scream music video

Designed by:
Tom Foden, British  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 16 9/16 in. (28 × 42 cm)
Type:
facsimiles
storyboards
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.5.25
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tom Foden. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5446e6fed-a6f1-4a51-a947-56a3f62371f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.5.25
Online Media:

Storyboard page for Scream music video

Designed by:
Tom Foden, British  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
facsimiles
storyboards
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.5.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tom Foden. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c9cb8417-eb8c-4717-a676-7a109004b403
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.5.3
Online Media:

Storyboard page for Scream music video

Designed by:
Tom Foden, British  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
facsimiles
storyboards
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.5.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tom Foden. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54c706d97-4750-4851-994f-add571a449aa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.5.14
Online Media:

Storyboard page for Scream music video

Designed by:
Tom Foden, British  Search this
Subject of:
Michael Jackson, American, 1958 - 2009  Search this
Janet Jackson, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 16 9/16 in. (28 × 42 cm)
Type:
facsimiles
storyboards
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2021.28.5.26
Restrictions & Rights:
© Tom Foden. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5abed4d2e-ce9b-4c0c-9a92-7321c4149464
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.28.5.26
Online Media:

Syzygy I

Photograph by:
Lola Flash, American, born 1959  Search this
Subject of:
Lola Flash, American, born 1959  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 50 × 40 1/16 in. (127 × 101.7 cm)
H x W (image): 48 3/8 × 37 15/16 in. (122.8 × 96.3 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Place depicted:
Woodstock, Ulster County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2019
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Photography  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, purchased through the American Women's History Initiative Acquisitions Pool, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative
Object number:
2021.57.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Lola Flash
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
syzygy, the vision
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fb09460d-33eb-4516-bc25-ecec7f7f2ede
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2021.57.3
Online Media:

Sun Ra, 1990

Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Sun Ra, American, 1914 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 3/8 x 13 3/4 in. (23.8 x 35 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 13/16 x 13 15/16 in. (24.9 x 35.4 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number:
2012.164.138
Restrictions & Rights:
© David D. Spitzer
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd555b3de8c-0734-41a9-8b05-fe3afcc203bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.138

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