Opening Sunday, December 9th, from 12PM - 3PM
On view through Sunday, January 6th
12pm – 1pm: ICONIC: Black Panther Curator’s tour with Tracie D. Hall
1pm – 2pm: maime de looter(s): work in progress by avery r. young
2pm – 3pm: Artists talk: Kimberly M. Harmon and Cecil McDonald Jr.
New work series presents new multimedia &/or performative works from poets in various stages of development. This installment presents interdisciplinary artist, avery r. young’s work in progress “maime de looter(s).” Set in Chicago, April 4, 1968, the work merges poetry, sound & visuals to give share 4 eyewitness accounts of the King Riots on Madison St. on the city’s West side. This performance is supported by the Poetry Foundation.
The performance will be preceded by a Curator’s tour of ICONIC Black Panther with Tracie D. Hall. See why particular artworks and elements were selected to honor the legacy of the prolific activist organization. Following maime de looter(s), stay for a discussion with two contributing artists to the ICONIC: Black Panther exhibition, Kimberly M. Harmon and Cecil McDonald Jr.