The Black Radical Imagination II

The Black Radical Imagination II

"The aesthetics of futurism, surrealism, and the magnificent."

Chicago Reader

Presented as part as part of the Jack H. Skirball Series

Focusing on stories from the Black diaspora, this second installment of The Black Radical Imagination is a collection of short films and videos about communing with the spiritual realm as a historical practice and point of collective memory. Works include Lewis Vaughn’s The Baptist (2012), Jeannette Elhers’ Black Magic at the White House (2009) and Black Bullets (2012), Lauren Kelley’s Get the Bones from 88 Jones Because She Also Eats Meat (2008), Sanford Biggers & Terence Nance’s Moonrising (2013), and Vashti Harrison’s Field Notes (2014). John Akomfrah’s Memory Room 451 (1997) completes the evening.

In person: curators Erin Christovale and Amir George, lecturer Martine Syms, filmmaker Vashti Harrison.

Program Curated by Amir George and Erin Christovale.

Associated Images: 

MON 11/10
8:30 pm

G - General Audience

M - REDCAT Members

ST - Students

CA - CalArts Students/Faculty/Staff