Tunde Olaniran’s March Residency at UMS
Michigan-based musician Tunde Olaniran is this season’s Education and Community Engagement Research Residency Artist.
As part of his residency, Olaniran is collaborating with fellow Flint artists Talicia Campbell, Terra Lockhart, and Emma Davis on a new multimedia piece about bridging the cultural divides within the southeastern Michigan region. Learn more about their upcoming activities this March in Flint and Ann Arbor:
Fri Mar 20 at 6:30 pm // Factory Two in Flint
Join Tunde Olaniran and Terra Lockhart for an artist talk and hands-on sculpture demonstration. Participants will have a chance to interact with Terra’s past work, and play a part in creating her new sculpture.
Sun Mar 22 at 11 am // Central Campus
Join UMS research residency artists Tunde Olaniran and Emma Davis in a workshop of their choreography and dance jam! No dance training or experience is necessary, and all levels, ages 12 and up, are welcome.
Fri Mar 27 at 8 pm // The Blind Pig
Tunde Olaniran will perform songs from Stranger (2018), which weaves the history of his hometown of Flint, Michigan with the experiences of working-class people of color.
Tue Mar 31 at 7 pm // Bethlehem United Church of Christ
Tunde Olaniran and Talicia Campbell join the UMS Choral Union to rehearse and record Olaniran’s song “Forgiveness” (preview below). This event will be free and open to the public, and Tunde Olaniran will speak about his residency work in Ann Arbor.