1. “Feeling Myself” Performances #3

    2024-05-20 16:30:00 UTC
    Accompanied by my friend Jana, I headed out to 3rd Street Promenade on Sunday, May 19. For context: a steady—albeit trickling—stream of shoppers (both tourists and locals) and street performers typically fill the three-block stretch of stores and restaurants on the famous open-air shopping strip in downtown Santa Monica. My…

  2. “Feeling Myself” Performances #2

    2024-05-17 12:30:00 UTC
    Thanks to friends who generously (and patiently!) shared two hours of their weekend to offer assistance and feedback, I was able to continue workshopping the performance piece at The Culver Steps and–a new location–the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica.  This time around, I also brought a pair of portable…

  3. On Writing an Exhibition Catalogue for “Unearthing Black Stories”

    2024-05-15 21:00:00 UTC
    Earlier this year, the fine art services and advisory firm Clark Priftis Art invited me to write the exhibition catalogue for “Unearthing Black Stories,” a group exhibition at the Krause Family Art Gallery, featuring works by Kara Walker, Theaster Gates, Glenn Ligon, Bethany Collins, Gary Simmons, Lyle Ashton Harris, MacArthur…

  4. “Feeling Myself” Performances #1

    2024-05-08 02:54:00 UTC
    I’m in the early stages of developing Feeling Myself: an exercise in unapologetic vanity and conceit, a public performance piece that centers on Black girls and women being unapologetically proud of their appearance and achievements in a public way and having people who aren’t Black women assist us in…

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