“Turnin Pain inta Purpose. Mysery inta Music. Lyrics inta Lessons. Failures inta Foresight. Anger into Art.” - Mahoganëë Amiger
— Mahoganee.com original writings 2019
Indigenous Gullah Geechee Visual Works
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This work has been supported by grants from:
South Carolina Arts Commission supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts and collaborates in its work with the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies and South Arts.
Acres of Ancestry The Acres of Ancestry Initiative/Black Agrarian Fund is a multidisciplinary, cooperative nonprofit ecosystem rooted in Black ecocultural traditions and textile arts to regenerate custodial landownership, ecological stewardship, and food and fiber economies in the South.
Did you know that collard greens, a staple in Southern cooking, have deep roots in Africa? Transported to America during the transatlantic trade, they became a vital part of Lowcountry Gullah culture. -AfricaN American Maritime History
Artist Mahoganee Amiger beautifully captures this historical journey in her collages that record this rich heritage, reminding us that food is not just nourishment, but a tapestry of culture and history.