Mar 31st 2022

Barak adé Soleil

@ School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Opening Thursday, March 31st, from 12PM - 1:15PM

Join us live for a virtual lecture by artist Barak adé Soleil followed by an audience Q&A.

Join via Zoom:

This event will be live captioned by Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services and have ASL interpretation.

For over three decades, Barak adé Soleil (he + they pronouns) has contributed to the contemporary arts scene across North and South America, Europe, and West Africa. An award-winning artist, curator, and facilitator, adé Soleil bridges the lived experience of being Black, queer, and multiply disabled with traditions from the African diaspora, access aesthetics, and postmodernism to create multilayered live art works and cultivate stimulating global conversations.

Presented in partnership with SAIC’s Wellness Center and Department of Performance.

This event is virtual, free, non-ticketed and open to the general public. Learn more at

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Image: Barak adé Soleil, Image from presentation “a series of movements,” Claremont, California. Photo: Marcus Polk

Image description: Brown-skinned large-bodied black person with shaved head & beard, wearing glasses, black shirt and gray jeans, with one hand on a rail and the other holding a wheelchair, seemingly floating above a set of stairs.

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