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About BBDD:

The Black Baltimore Digital Database is an initiative envisioned by Derrick Adams, a Baltimore-born, New York-based artist whose multimedia art practice focuses on portrayals of Black American leisure, celebration, and joy.

Black Baltimore Digital Database (BBDD) is a collaborative counter–institutional space for collecting, storing and safekeeping the data of local archival initiatives, from the more traditional to the experimental. BBDD will foreground archival projects that feature rich and underrecognized contributions of Black folks in and around Baltimore, Maryland, and provide access, engagement and a sense of agency to citizens, neighbors and visitors.

BBDD will eventually be housed in Waverly of Baltimore, MD, in proximity to the public library, the Johns Hopkins University campus, and the Baltimore Museum of Art. Near the project site is The Last Resort Artist Residency—also initiated by Derrick Adams.
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