Voices: Jessica Labatte
Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at 6 pm.
In Almanac for Shade Gardeners, Jessica Labatte will share photographs that champion beauty in the everyday through floral still lifes and colorful photographic abstractions.
Voices: Mendi and Keith Obadike
Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at 6 pm.
Mendi Keith Obadike make music, art, and literature. They have exhibited and performed at The New Museum, Whitechapel Gallery, The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and The Museum of Modern Art. Their early collaborations were works made for the internet and recorded music. Their current projects include a series of large-scale, public sound art works. Their honors include a Rockefeller New Media Arts Fellowship, Pick Laudati Award for Digital Art, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction, and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award.
Voices: Kamau Patton
Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at 6 pm.
Patton will talk about his current project Tel. The lecture will focus on transmissions, remote performance works and text to sound compositions done while in quarantine. Tel is a platform for performance, study, and contemplation that will question how the nature of memory has changed in relation to the encroachment of cyberspace, telematics, and transmission technologies.