September 17, 2017
Dlectricity Artist Talk – Rashaad Newsome
DLECTRICITY presents headlining artist Rashaad Newsome in conversation with Taylor Aldridge, assistant curator in the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) contemporary art department. The talk will take place:
Saturday, September 23
Location: The DIA Marvin and Betty Danto Lecture Hall
Newsome and Aldridge will discuss the artist’s origins in New Orleans and the city’s influence on his participatory, community-driven performances; multiplicity within Black culture and identity; and Newsome’s use of collage as a core to his practice, among other topics.
The discussion will be followed by a short Q & A session.
Rashaad Newsome presents three projects at DLECTRICITY – King of Arms Procession, Shade Compositions performance, and “Phantasm” video projection in the DIA Great Hall.
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