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Cindy Elizabeth, Texas Folklife

Photography
Dudley Boy of Hands Full of Cash Car Club, Austin, TX
Dudley Boy of Hands Full of Cash Car Club, Austin, TX

2021, Photography, 3468 x 5195 px.

NFS

NFS

2021, Photography, 3468 x 5195 px.
Dudley Boy of Hands Full of Cash Car Club, Austin, TX

2021, Photography, 3468 x 5195 px.

$ 0.00 USD

NFS

Texas Relays Weekend at Givens Park, Austin, TX
Texas Relays Weekend at Givens Park, Austin, TX

2021, Photograph, 2823 x 4243 px.

NFS

Available in-studio and in online shop

Trunk to trunk for a bass measuring contest, Austin, TX
Trunk to trunk for a bass measuring contest, Austin, TX

2021, Photograph, 4024 x 6048 px.

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Member of the Blue Line, Austin, TX
Member of the Blue Line, Austin, TX

2021, Photograph, 4016 x 6016 px.

NFS

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Black Diva of Dallas based G-Money Girlz Car Club Club, Austin, TX
Black Diva of Dallas based G-Money Girlz Car Club Club, Austin, TX

2021, Photograph, 3607 x 5403 px.

NFS

Available in-studio and in online shop

James’ Cadillac Truck in San Marcos, TX
James’ Cadillac Truck in San Marcos, TX

2021, Photograph, 3827 x 5752 in.

NFS

Available in-studio and in online shop

Dudley Boy of Hands Full of Cash Car Club, Austin, TX
Dudley Boy of Hands Full of Cash Car Club, Austin, TX

2021, Photography, 3468 x 5195 px.

NFS

Available in-studio and in online shop

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SLAB and Show Car Culture of Texas

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Texas Folklife's SLAB and Show Car Culture in Central Texas exhibit aims to showcase the artistry, cultural narratives, and community significance of African American SLAB and show car culture of Central Texas. The exhibit features "Central Texas Still Holdin'", a photograph collection by Cindy Elizabeth, insights from show car club participants, and contextualization by researchers, including Folklorist Langston Collin Wilkins.

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Cindy Elizabeth, Texas Folklife

About the Artist

Photographer: Cindy Elizabeth began working with local organizations to document the stories of marginalized communities, and bring light to the impact of gentrification on her own community. Utilizing the mediums of photography, film, and mixed media, Elizabeth found photography to be a tool to explore concepts of culture, history, and symbolism. Her work strives to bring visibility to Black joy, community, and perseverance in the face of hardship.Organization: Texas Folklife is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the diverse cultures and living heritage of the Lone Star State. Since 1984, Texas Folklife has honored the cultural traditions passed down within communities across Texas and explored their importance in contemporary society.

Artist Statement

Texas Folklife's Slab Car exhibit, photographed by Cindy Elizabeth, aims to showcase the artistry, cultural narratives and tensions of African American show car or “slab” and “donk” culture during Texas Relays through an exhibit of photographs, samples of slab car mechanics and components, and insight from slab culture participants.

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