A Fall From GraceClosed To The Public
A Fall From Grace is a multimedia project by Zaire McPhearson, MFA EDA '20, that tells the story of single Black women and their children involved in a cult from the mid-1970s through the early 2000s.
The Rubenstein Arts Center is open to the public for select events only to minimize health risks to our community. You are invited to visit this exhibition on Tuesday, October 12, 6–10pm; drop in visits are restricted to Duke students, faculty, and staff at this time.
About the Artist
Zaire McPhearson received her B.A. from South Carolina State University (Orangeburg, SC) and received her Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts from Duke University (Durham, NC). She is a multidisciplinary artist who works across various mediums and platforms. Her strong upbringing in the church led her to the exploration of African American entities through religion and faith. Through her experiences in church, she is able to navigate and explore religion through many controversial topics. She creates artwork that touches on the divine spiritual being and challenges the narrative of traditional biblical figures. She considers her work a love letter to black womanhood.