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
2:00 p.m.
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.

For more information, times and locations, please visit here.