Artist Talk: Diedrick Brackens—Tuesday, November 17
Textile artist Diedrick Brackens joins Blanton Museum curator Veronica Roberts in conversation. Diedrick Brackens: darling divined is on view October 17, 2020 through May 16, 2021. The webinar will start at 5 pm CST.
Virtual Artist Talk with Stephanie Dowda DeMer at Whitespace Gallery—Wednesday, November 18
This is a virtual presentation and artist talk with Stephanie Dowda DeMer via Zoom on Wednesday, November 18 at 6:30 pm EST. Stephanie will be discussing her current exhibition, Sandbagging (a field manual for care).
Durational Performance with the Sea: An Online Artist Talk and Panel Discussion—Thursday, November 19
Interdisciplinary artist Sarah Cameron Sunde’s immersive video works investigate the human relationship with water, connecting her viewers with the natural landscape and with large scale environmental phenomena. For this program, Sunde will be joined by faculty from UGA and the University of Virginia for a conversation about art, environment and global community.
Fred Moten in Conversation: BLUE(S) AS CYMBAL—Friday, November 20
Fred Moten is a teacher and writer who explores black studies, performance studies, poetry, and critical theory. He is especially interested in the social force and origins behind black expressive cultural practices. Moten is the author of In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition, Hughson’s Tavern, B. Jenkins, The Feel Trio, The Little Edges, The Service Porch and consent not to be a single being. He is co-author, with Stefano Harney, of The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning and Black Study and A Poetics of the Undercommons and, with Wu Tsang, of Who touched me? Join the Lamar Dodd School of Art in conversation with 2020 MacArthur Fellow Fred Moten via Zoom.
Curbside Release of Laws of Salvage: The 2020 Burnaway Reader —Saturday, November 21
On Saturday, Burnaway will release Laws of Salvage: The 2020 Burnaway Reader, a limited-run print anthology featuring a selection of the magazine’s best stories from the past year alongside newly commissioned essays, profiles, and artist projects. From 12 noon to 4 PM on Saturday, Burnaway staffers will be selling copies of the 2020 Burnaway Reader, new apparel (including our All Art is Erotic t-shirt and Burnaway hoodie), and specially discounted merch bundles in front of our Atlanta office, located at 928 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE. Curbside pick up is available for pre-ordered merchandise; use the discount code LOCAL during checkout.