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Artist Talk with Walé Oyéjidé: On Marrying: Art, Storytelling & the Gift of Migration

Photo of Walé Oyéjidé by Bret Hartman
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Thursday, September 19, 2019
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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Walé Oyéjidé

5:30 PM Cash bar
6 PM Artist talk: Walé Oyéjidé

Walé Oyéjidé, Esq., is a creative director, designer, writer, speaker, musician and lawyer who combats bias with creative storytelling. As the founder of the brand Ikiré Jones, he employs fashion design as a vehicle to celebrate the perspectives of marginalized populations. He will be discussing the effectiveness of using art and design to address the complicated issues of migration and cultural acceptance in an increasingly polarizing climate.

Co-sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute and the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke.

Contact: Wendy Hower