Black Portraiture[s] IV:
The Color of Silence
Black Portraitures IV: The Color of Silence will take place fifteen years after we convened an initial colloquium at Harvard on African American art. Then, we were interested in formalizing a discipline. Now, that discipline is thriving, and that first colloquium has grown over the years into the international conference series, Black Portraitures, attracting hundreds of scholars, artists, and activists from around the world. We look forward to reconvening in Cambridge to continue the conversation.
Significations frames contemporary imaginations of Africa as a subject of conversation among artists from all over the Atlantic World. It extends a previous exhibition ReSignifications, that opened in Florence, Italy, in 2015. Significations builds on the curatorial narrative of ReSignifications by staging works…Read more
Press "On the "A" w/Souleo: Global Politics and Art Converge in Johannesburg Conference". The Huffington Post, 22 November 2016, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/on-the-a-wsouleo-global-politics-and-art-converge_us_5833da78e4b0d28e552154ac "Global Art Leaders Convene in Johannesburg to Discuss the Black Body" Artsy, 21 November 2016, https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-in-south-africa-a-forum-about-the-black-body-draws-global-art-leaders "Hip-hop…Read more
remit is a NY-based ensemble that, through the language of collective improvisation, builds unique, ethereal, rhythmically-charged, episodic music. drawing from concepts derived from jazz, blues, hip-hop, folk, electronic, and trans-African musical idioms, they alchemize those…Read more
"Black Portraiture (s)": when the black body questions our societies by JEAN PAUL COLLEYN Academic and artistic research on the image of the black body in the West question the representation that our societies themselves, at…Read more