Welcome to Ifé Franklin's Indigo Project.
Ifé Franklin is an interdisciplinary visionary artist who is committed to her life's work, Ifé Franklin's Indigo Project.
Ifé Franklin creates art that honors the lives, history and culture of formerly enslaved Africans/African Americans in the American South and the African Diaspora who labored in the harshest conditions to produce materials that generated wealth of nations.
Ifé Franklin's Indigo Project provides historical, artist, and cultural components that speak to the lives of those that endured plantation existence.
Ifé Franklin's Indigo Project involves multiple art making modalities
*Community supported life size instillations of slave cabins.
*Readings/Performances/Books of The Slave Narrative of Willie Mae.
*Adire fabric dying workshops
*Miniature ancestor slave cabin workshops where participants create structures for the enslaved ancestors with found objects.
*Solo and group gallery exhibitions.
Image by Trina Jackson.