Soul of a Nation @ The Brooklyn Museum

sam. 2 février à 23:00

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Brooklyn Museum

We'll meet up in the museum lobby by coat check. At 5pm we'llstart exploring the first floor and working our way up. If you want to venture off and do your own thing feel free just make sure to say hello to everyone first. You don't have to bring a camera if you don't want to, but if you do, I recommend higher focal length lenses or ones with macro capabilities. Please reach out to me for any questions, concerns or updates at (929)[masked]. Here's whats going on at the museum that night... MUSIC: WINARD HARPER

5–6 pm

Percussionist Winard Harper plays with a passion for the powerful messages behind jazz music. TOUR: ARCHIVES AS RAW HISTORY

6–7 pm

Delve into the Museum’s history during the age of Black Power with archivist Molly Seegers. Go behind the scenes, see archival storage, and examine original documents related to historical exhibitions that featured work by local Black artists. 20 free tickets at Admissions at 5 pm. HANDS-ON ART

6–8 pm

Create your own wearable activist patches inspired by the messages of the Guerilla Girls and AfriCOBRA. 330 free tickets in Hands-On Art line at Admissions at 5 pm. LEARNING SESSION: KAMEELAH JANAN RASHEED

6–7 pm

Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed hosts a discussion inspired by Octavia Butler’s idea of “primitive hypertext” and sparked by a word, a work of art, and a fragment of text from Rasheed’s current explorations in archives, scores, and time. 30 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 5 pm. ARTIST TALK: LINEAGE

6–7 pm

Celebrate the launch of Shani Jamila’s new podcast Lineage with artists Ming Smith and Russell Fredrick of the Kamoinge Collective, a photography group founded during the Black Power movement which is still active today. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 5 pm. TEEN POP-UP GALLERY TALKS

6:30–7:30 pm

Teen Apprentices host ten-minute talks about works on view in Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power. MUSIC: TOSHI REAGON

7–8 pm

Eclectic singer-songwriter-guitarist Toshi Reagon melds folk, country, blues, spirituals, and funk. BLACK GOTHAM EXPERIENCE: MAGNETIC RESONANCE

7:30–9:30 pm

Immerse yourself in Soul of a Nation with visual storytelling project Black Gotham Experience. Participate in a photo studio by Kamau Ware with styling by Charles Johnson, video collage by Kearaha Bryant, and music by GoodWill, P.U.D.G.E., and Rimarkable. POP-UP POETRY

7:30–9 pm

Hear readings by poets Karisma Price, Naomi Extra, and Stephanie Jean, as they respond to themes in Soul of a Nation. Presented in partnership with Cave Canem Foundation, committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of Black poets. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Please arrive early. FILM: MR. SOUL

8–10 pm

Mr. Soul (Melissa Haizlip and Samuel D. Pollard, 2018, 115 min.) tells the story of SOUL!, the first Black talk-variety show nationally broadcast on public television, and its pioneering producer Ellis Haizlip. Directors Melissa Haizlip and Samuel D. Pollard introduce the screening. 330 free tickets in Auditorium line at Admissions at 7 pm. MUSIC: YAHZARAH

9–10 pm

Multi-genre vocalist YahZarah performs "I'm Taking You Back," a set dedicated to female artists and ideas of reclamation in the age of Black Power.


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