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Visual artist Vince Fraser combines art and activism in new Las Vegas exhibition

The Black experience through visual artist Vince Fraser
Ase: Afro Frequencies
Posted at 2:13 PM, Jan 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-04 00:27:26-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — You can now experience African culture through digital art inside the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

A collaboration between ARTECHOUSE and London-based visual artist Vince Fraser, "Aṣẹ: Afro Frequencies" is a multi-sensory digital art installation examining the Black experience through Fraser's eyes.

"I tend to take things from the past and then bring them into the present, so I will take historical references and study Africa," Fraser said.

The word "Aṣẹ" derives from the Yoruba philosophy, meaning power to make things change.

"A lot of people, especially Black people, don't know much about their history, so I wanted to make people come to this exhibition, learn something new," Fraser said.

"Aṣẹ: Afro Frequencies" will be on view daily at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art now through April 18, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for Nevada residents, and $15 for seniors 65 and older, students, teachers and military with valid ID. Children 5 and younger are free.