Best Solo Show: “Ain’t I A Woman,” Shan at Platform Gallery

This past February at Platform Gallery, Shannon Wallace (2016’s Best Photographer), aka SHAN, put up a moving solo show of her candid portraits of young black women, older black women, and little black girls living their lives and doing their thing. Like everything she does, Wallace had the community in mind, organizing a series of panel talks and healing circles, all with the intention of moving black women “from margin to center,” with a nod to Sojourner Truth’s pivotal 1851 speech demanding the same.

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