The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Supports the Launch of Tavares Strachan’s ENOCH to Space

(Los Angeles—November 13, 2018) The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is pleased to announce that LACMA Art + Technology Lab grant recipient Tavares Strachan will soon be launching his project ENOCH into space. The anticipated launch date is November 19, 2018. Created in collaboration with LACMA, Strachan’s ENOCH is centered around the development and launch of a 3U satellite that brings to light the forgotten story of Robert Henry Lawrence Jr., the first African American astronaut selected for any national space program. In this new body of work, Strachan combines hidden histories, traditions of ancient Egypt, Shinto rituals and beliefs, and the history of exploration

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