Unfortunately, Wilde is also known for the tragic circumstances of his death.
A Forum for Student Art and Dialogue. The program consists of an art exhibition, a workshop on poetry and the spoken word, and performances, all by students and all reflecting their firsthand experiences navigating race and identity. The art exhibition opens tonight, October 7, at the Howard Thurman Center, and runs through October Raised in Canada, Tyrell currently resides in Brooklyn.
The student performances are on October 14, preceded by a student workshop on poetry and the spoken word, led by award winning poet Alysia Harris.
A linguist who studies African American English, Harris is a two-time national spoken word champion and her YouTube videos have had more than two million views.
One of her works, The Fence, examines the separation that exists between ethnic groups in contemporary American society. The fence in my painting represents the lack of solidarity between the two groups.
The exhibition runs through October 21; the center is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a. Preceding the reception is a presentation and discussion with Stacey Tyrell at 6 p.
Both events are free and open to the public. The student performance pieces are October 14, at 7 p. The student workshop with Alysia Harris is also October 14, at 4 p. RSVP required to enroll in the workshop; respond here. Jennifer Bates can be reached at jennb7 bu.In the weeks following the deadly church shooting in Charleston, S.C., this past June, which claimed the lives of the church’s pastor and eight parishioners, all black, Ty Furman began to think about creating a forum where students could voice their experiences about race and identity through art.
I am an artist. Everything about my personal identity can influence my art.
Things like my geological history, sponsors of art in my life, racial and cultural influences, and personal discourses can affect my style of art as well as how I see art in the world.
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Exploring community, celebrity, and individual identity through portraiture from the Amon Carter’s permanent collection, the exhibition highlights the exciting new acquisitions of Sedrick Huckaby’s The 99% and Glenn Ligon’s print.
From Friday May 4 through Sunday August 5, the Susquehanna Art Museum presents Identity Spectrum, a juried exhibition in the Lobby Gallery and Vault. As one of the fundamental aspects of personal identity, gender has been examined by artists throughout history. Over the centuries, many artists have used art as a vehicle for exploring questions about identity.
Even though our ethnic heritage or sexuality informs who we are, identity is fluid rather than fixed.