High Museum Art: 6 Atlanta-based Artists Who Explore Place, Belonging, and Heritage

Aim: To explore the High Museum of Art’s exhibition ‘Of Origins and Belonging


  •  to learn about contemporary art
  • to few the most famous art pisces that address issues related to place, belonging and heritage

Materials: computer and stable internet connection


‘Of Origins and Belonging, Drawn from Atlanta’ is the third in a series of exhibitions at the High focused on work by Atlanta-based artists. The exhibition features six artists who address issues related to place, belonging, and heritage in their work: Jessica Caldas, Yehimi Cambrón, Xie Caomin, Wihro Kim, Dianna Settles and Cosmo Whyte. Compelled by the national debate and dialogue around immigration reform, this iteration of the High’s Atlanta drawings project features artists whose distinct voices, diverse perspectives, and personal experiences represent worldviews informed and enriched by their cultural heritage and the bond they share as members of a diverse creative community in Atlanta. Among the participating artists, Caomin and Whyte immigrated to the United States as adults, and Cambrón is a DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipient.

The facilitator shares their screen on an online communication platform, such as ZOOM and presents the online exhibition on the following link: https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/6-atlanta-based-artists-who-explore-place-belonging-and-heritage/RwJiL9zGCLwkKA .

The facilitator opens a disscuasion with participants about their feeling and opinions reading each art piece.

Expected outcomes:

  •  gained knowledge about contemporary art
  • disscused art pisces that address issues related to place, belonging and heritage