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Arts and Activism: A Conversation with Fahamu Pecou, José Parlá, Ruddy Roye and Shantrelle P. Lewis
Thursday, April 8
6:00 – 7:00 PM (EST)

Arts and Activism: A Conversation with Fahamu Pecou, José Parlá, Ruddy Roye and Shantrelle P. Lewis

A native of New Orleans, Shantrelle P. Lewis is a 2014 United Nations Programme for People of African Descent Fellow and 2012-13 Andy Warhol Curatorial Fellow. She is a U.S. based curator and researcher who travels internationally researching Diasporic aesthetics, spirituality and the survival and nuances of Transnational African Diasporan communities. Her traveling curatorial initiative The Dandy Lion Project, examines Global Black Dandyism through photography and film. http://shantrelleplewis.com/

José Parlá is a multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York. His work has been exhibited throughout the world including, Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY; Istanbul74’, Istanbul Biennial, Turkey; HOCA Foundation, Hong Kong; Neuberger Museum of Art, NY; SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA; National YoungArts Foundation, Miami, FL; and The 12th Havana Biennial, La Habana, Cuba. http://www.joseparla.com/

Dr. Fahamu Pecou is an interdisciplinary artist and scholar whose works combine observations on hip-hop, fine art and popular culture. Pecou’s paintings, performance art, and academic work addresses concerns around contemporary representations of Black men and how these images impact both the reading
and performance of Black masculinity. https://www.fahamupecouart.com/

Ruddy Roye - Radcliffe Roye is a Brooklyn based documentary photographer specializing in editorial and environmental portraits and photo-journalism photography. A photographer with over twelve years of experience, Radcliffe is inspired by the raw and gritty lives of grass-roots people, especially those of his homeland of Jamaica. http://ruddyroye.com/

Presented by the Center for Black Visual Culture (CBVC)/Institute of African American Affairs (IAAA)-NYU; Co-sponsored by 370J Project

Apr 8, 2021 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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