Milbert O. Brown, Jr.’s work, titled The Seed and Spiritual Reflections, celebrates the cultural tapestry of African American life through simple images that highlight the Seed-children and captures the quiet Spirit of religious reflections.

How to View The Seed and Spiritual Reflections

During the day, The Seed and Spiritual Reflections can be viewed on monitors inside the ICP Museum and during evening hours, images are literally “projected” onto the windows of the ICP Museum; they can be viewed from the sidewalk outside the Museum and are most visible after sunset. Learn more about Projected.

About the Artist

Milbert O. Brown, Jr., is a documentary photographer and writer based in the Washington, DC area. Brown is also an assistant professor at Howard University School of Communications, where he teaches courses in visual journalism. Before his professorship, Brown had an impressive journalistic career at some of the nation’s top newspapers, including the Boston Globe and the Chicago Tribune as a photojournalist and picture editor. While at the Tribune, Brown shared the Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for Explanatory Reporting as a contributing staff member. The Indiana native has been the recipient of several national awards in design, photojournalism, and writing. Brown holds a BS in journalism from Ball State University and an MA from Ohio University’s prestigious School of Visual Communication. 

TOP IMAGE: © Milbert O. Brown, Jr.