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Monday, January 22, 2018 7:00 PM
Monday, February 19, 2018 7:00 PM
Monday, March 19, 2018 7:00 PM // 202 S. Thayer Building (Atrium)

FRAME: A salon series on visual art, performance, and identity

Photo credit: Ebony Patterson

The U-M Institute for the Humanities and UMS will offer a series of open dialogues around contemporary visual art, performance, and identity.

Artwork above: Ebony G. Patterson, …and babies too…, 2016, mixed media jacquard tapestry with digitally-embroidered appliqués, hand-embellished cast glass shoes, and toys, 120 x 58 x 10 inches. Courtesy the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.

Discussions will be hosted by Detroit-based performance artist and U-M alumna Jennifer Harge and by art critic, curator, and co-founder of ARTS.BLACK Taylor Renee Aldridge. Harge, Aldridge, and a panel of discussants will attend performances from the UMS season, as well as exhibitions at the U-M Institute for the Humanities. In open discussions, they will respond to the exhibitions and performances, exploring how visual art and performance can be used as a tool for disrupting, organizing, lamenting, and building counter-narrative in response to the status quo.

Considering the concept of diaspora and how it becomes a global container of cultural expression for groups that have been “othered,” FRAME will identify what transpires when the historically marginalized penetrate and occupy the center. Keeping in mind notions of identity and intersecting oppressions carried out through artmaking, FRAME will examine how artists push up against, question, hold accountable, or even dismantle the frame, ultimately creating new frame works for peripheral groups to occupy.

Presented in collaboration with Harge Dance Stories, ARTS. BLACK, U-M Institute for the Humanities, the U-M Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, and the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs.

Free Event

Monday, January 22, 2018 7:00 PM
Monday, February 19, 2018 7:00 PM
Monday, March 19, 2018 7:00 PM, 7-8:30 pm // 202 S. Thayer Building (Atrium)
FRAME: A salon series on visual art, performance, and identity

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1/22/18 7:00 PM
2/19/18 7:00 PM
3/19/18 7:00 PM

202 S. Thayer Building (Atrium)

FRAME: A salon series on visual art, performance, and identity

Free Event
DETAILS

The U-M Institute for the Humanities and UMS will offer a series of open dialogues around contemporary visual art, performance, and identity.

Artwork above: Ebony G. Patterson, …and babies too…, 2016, mixed media jacquard tapestry with digitally-embroidered appliqués, hand-embellished cast glass shoes, and toys, 120 x 58 x 10 inches. Courtesy the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.

Discussions will be hosted by Detroit-based performance artist and U-M alumna Jennifer Harge and by art critic, curator, and co-founder of ARTS.BLACK Taylor Renee Aldridge. Harge, Aldridge, and a panel of discussants will attend performances from the UMS season, as well as exhibitions at the U-M Institute for the Humanities. In open discussions, they will respond to the exhibitions and performances, exploring how visual art and performance can be used as a tool for disrupting, organizing, lamenting, and building counter-narrative in response to the status quo.

Considering the concept of diaspora and how it becomes a global container of cultural expression for groups that have been “othered,” FRAME will identify what transpires when the historically marginalized penetrate and occupy the center. Keeping in mind notions of identity and intersecting oppressions carried out through artmaking, FRAME will examine how artists push up against, question, hold accountable, or even dismantle the frame, ultimately creating new frame works for peripheral groups to occupy.

Presented in collaboration with Harge Dance Stories, ARTS. BLACK, U-M Institute for the Humanities, the U-M Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, and the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs.

FREE EVENT

Monday, January 22, 2018 7:00 PM
Monday, February 19, 2018 7:00 PM
Monday, March 19, 2018 7:00 PM, 202 S. Thayer Building (Atrium)
FRAME: A salon series on visual art, performance, and identity

PERFORMANCE DAY:

January 2018
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