In-Session | kevrone. A Panel & Performance
Migrating blk male intimacy aka batty boy(s) in da hood.
presented by Avery R. Young
w/ Drew Coleman | Marcus Davis | Mekeba Malik | Javon J. Smith
Guiding Work: Moonlight (dir. Barry Jenkins, 2016)
Using the 2016 film Moonlight (dir. Barry Jenkins), avery r. young curates an evening of poetry & dance that explores blk queerness, migration and intimacy.
Multidisciplinary artist and arts educator avery r. young is a Cave Canem alum & 3Arts Awardee whose work has appeared in The Golden Shovel Anthology, The BreakBeat Poets and other anthologies. He is on the executive team of The Floating Museum. Along with mentoring Rebirth Poetry Ensemble, he performs with his funk/soul band de deacon board.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.