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My Body Is Opaque: Performing Black Vernacular Genealogies

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Time: April 15, 2021, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual Event

Part of the Syracuse Symposium

Part of the Syracuse Symposium series.

Steffani Jemison (Rutgers University)
Alexis Page

Hosted by Urban Video Project, multimedia artist Steffani Jemison and athlete Alexis Page discuss their collaborative creation of a lexicon of movement, which they explore both as a Black feminist research method, art making strategy, and as way of approaching the everyday and the at-hand with virtuosity.

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This event is part of Syracuse Symposium’s year-long series on “Futures.”

Additional supporters:

  • Department of Transmedia
  • Everson Museum of Art

Anneka Herre, Urban Video Project