HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? Collective Screenings And Multimedia Performances - Siouxland News - KMEG 14 and FOX 44

HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? Collective Screenings And Multimedia Performances

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact pressreleases@worldnow.com.

SOURCE HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?

HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? self-produces two-night event at FREECANDY in Brooklyn on Thursday, May 29th and Friday, May 30th

BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? (http://howdoyousayyaminafrican.com) is an international collective laboratory that utilizes music, film, sculptural installation, and contemporary dance and theatre to experiment with linear narratives in order to find alternate possibilities via abstraction. In light of their recent withdrawal from the Whitney Biennial, they are self-producing a two night event of live performance, music, and screenings at FREECANDY, 905 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? Snapshot from film.

http://news.artnet.com/art-world/a-wake-up-call-for-the-whitney-biennial-21279

The role of abstraction in the contemporary black avant-garde seems necessary as we are bodies that are mis-recognized, overly-recognized, put into tiny boxes as being X or Z… It's about stepping out of social and cultural constraints of "blackness" and into the imagined future, a refusal to adhere to the idea that we can be known"

-Dawn Lundy Martin, Associate Professor of Writing at the University of Pittsburgh and HDYSYIA? Collective collaborator.

EXHIBIT DETAILS:
ARTIST: HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?
VENUE: FREECANDY, 905 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
DATE: May 29th –May 30th, 2014
TIME: Doors open @ 7:30PM, The Happening starts @ 8PM (Sharp)
CONTACT: RSVP@HowDoYouSayYamInAfrican.com

FOR PRESS INQUIRIES OR INTERVIEW REQUESTS, PLEASE CONTACT:
James Campbell
O – 646-884-3601

Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140528/91835

©2012 PR Newswire. All Rights Reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

Siouxland News
100 Gold Circle
Dakota Dunes, SD 57049

Main Phone: 712-277-3554
Main Fax: 712-255-5250
Email: webmaster@siouxlandnews.com

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2009 WorldNow and Sinclair Communications, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.