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Anansi Reconsidered: Creative, Critical, and Connected Making in Interdisciplinary Education

Anansi Reconsidered: Creative, Critical, and Connected Making in Interdisciplinary Education

Thursday, November 13, 2014 6:30 p.m. Nettrice Gaskins, Ph.D., STEAM Director, Boston Arts Academy, will join Brides of Anansi artists Saya Woolfalk and Xenobia Bailey in conversation to look at how contemporary women artists look at nature and natural systems...
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Coiffure: aBUNdance

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: Coiffure: aBUNdance

Thursday, November 6, 2014 5:00 p.m. Jessica Gaines Dancer and Choreographer Coiffure: aBUNdance presents a tale of hair consciousness inspired by the works of Sonya Clark from Brides of Anansi. Using movements influenced by Modern dance, House music culture, Yoga,...
"Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art"

“Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art”

Now on View September 4 – December 6, 2014   #anansi
Yoga in the Museum

Yoga in the Museum

Mondays, September 15 – December 1, 2014 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Look closely at the works of art on view in Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art through the lens of balance, focus, and strength. Then connect...
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"Maren Hassinger...Dreaming" (spring 2015)

“Maren Hassinger…Dreaming” (spring 2015)

For more than four decades Maren Hassinger, a sculptor, performance artist, and the Director of the Rinehart School of Sculpture at the Maryland Institute and College of Art, has created work that examines the tenuous relationship between nature and industrialism....
"AFRICA Forecast" (fall 2015 and spring 2016)

“AFRICA Forecast” (fall 2015 and spring 2016)

AFRICA Forecast explores how African fashion design has changed, evolved, and been practiced in an international arena. Including garments, textiles, photographs, videos, interior treatments, and furniture, this original exhibition, which is curated by Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D. and Erika Dalya...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
6:30 p.m.

Channeling the funk of Southern musical pioneers like Outkast and Joi, (dis)possessed is a stream of consciousness mixtape listening party. Music, movement, sonic play, video installation, and lyrical monologues address the presentation of the black female body in popular culture through the voices of three female characters – an Emcee, a youthful girl, and a wayward streetwalker.

BLACK BOX is a site for play, dialogue, and creative risk taking that encourages artists of all disciplines to engage with others connected to their subject matter. Each program affords the opportunity for cultural producers to share in-progress works on the art and culture of the African Diaspora in front of a live audience for feedback, engagement, and encouragement. It also provides a space for arts enthusiasts to view compelling work from some of the most exciting and thought-provoking artists working today.

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