Feb 3rd 2021

Artist Talk: Sadie Woods

@ Roman Susan


Opening Wednesday, February 3rd, at 5PM

Join us for an artist talk and discussion with Sadie Woods to look back at romansusan.org/a-study-in-rhyme-song and explore new work.

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/94629691411?pwd=UnJZcXJVL0t5T2J1MXRxYkVrdHo5QT0


Award winning artist Sadie Woods has had an exciting career, showcasing her talents everywhere from academia to nightclubs, boutiques to museums. As a multidisciplinary artist, curator and deejay, Woods’ work focuses primarily on social movements and resistance, and producing collaborations within communities of difference. She also deejays under the moniker Afrodjia, focusing on diasporic Afro-Latin and -Caribbean music and culture. She has exhibited her work and deejayed nationally and internationally. Publications include Harald Szeemann Méthodologie Individuelle published by JRP Ringier with Le Magasin—Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, in collaboration with the Department of Curating Contemporary Art, Royal College of Art, London.

Woods received her BA from Columbia College and MFA from The School of the Art Institute. She is a 2020 recipient of the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Esteemed Artist Award and currently Faculty at the School of the Art Institute, Residents Orchestrate Project Manager at the Chicago Sinfonietta, and resident deejay on Vocalo 91.1FM and Lumpen Radio 105.5FM. For more info, please visit sadiewoods.com.

Roman Susan Art Foundation NFP is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt public charity supported in part by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, a Gen Ops Plus Grant from The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Reva and David Logan Foundation, The MacArthur Funds for Culture, Equity, and the Arts at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, 6018North, AD3 Innovation Bootcamp, An Sylvia Exhibitions, Foundation Source, Lucky Pierre, Story Luck, and in-kind support from Cargo Collective, Lawyers for the Creative Arts, and Sloane Communications. If you have the means to do so, please consider supporting our work by visiting romansusan.org/support.

Online artist talks and discussions
Alejandro T. Acierto: Breathing Room
Wednesday, January 20 // 7 PM CST
Christine Wallers: Death of a Moth
Wednesday, January 27 // 7 PM CST
Sadie Woods: A Study in Rhyme & Song – From Minstrel Show Tune to Children’s Nursery Rhyme
Wednesday, February 3, // 7 PM CST
Colleen Plumb: Removed from the Domain of Struggle
Wednesday, February 10 // 7 PM CST

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