Upcoming Panel, Feb 8th

BLACK MALE REVISITED

February 8, 2014
Saturday at 3:00PM
RSVP recommended. $10 suggested donation at the door.
This 4-hour conversation takes place in the Parish Hall at St. Mark’s Church (131 East 10th Street at 2nd Avenue).

Conversations Without Walls is a series of discussions addressing current issues in dance, organized by Danspace executive director Judy Hussie-Taylor and performance scholar Jenn Joy. This Conversation is part of Food for Thought: Black Male Revisited. Experimental Representations through the Ephemeral Form., curated by Jaamil Olawale Kosoko.

4-5PM – Expanding Notions of Black Masculinity: Gender and Identity in Visual and Performance Art
Panelists discuss issues of visibility for queer and trans artists working in contemporary art. We touch on themes of tokenism and how artists are currently working to combat negative stereotypes of Blackness and Queerness within the American Art Canon.
With: Thomas Lax – Moderator (Assistant Curator, Studio Museum in Harlem), Paul Mpagi Sepuya (Visual Artist), Geo Wyeth (Artist, Musician), niv Acosta (Artist, Musician)

For complete information see here.

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