Radical Cross-Currents in Black Berlin

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Tavia Nyong’o
(New York University) and Eva Boesenberg (Humboldt Universität) will present a one-day symposium on the radical black presence in arts, music and literature in Berlin since the 1980.

Keynote Speaker:

Alex Weheliye (Northwestern University)

“White Brothers With No Soul?” The Racial Politics of Techno in Berlin

The event will also feature a free screening of the new documentary “Audre Lorde’s Legacy in Berlin.”

The event will be held Friday, July 27th, 2012, at Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Dorotheenstr. 24, Raum 1.501. It is free and open to the public.

Please visit http://radicalblackberlin.wordpress.com for more information.

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Saher Shah: Object Anxiety

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Saher Shah, whose art is on the cover of Social Text #108, is having a solo exhibition at Scaramouche gallery in New York between now and October 30, 2011. From the gallery:

Featuring a collection of drawings, prints, photographs, and sculptural
works, “Object Anxiety” continues the artist’s exploration of
architectural modernism, specifically, new Brutalism’s engineered social
spaces and urban environments.

Click here for more information.

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"Louder Than Bombs": Art, Action, and Activism

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Those in the London area over the next two months may want to check out this seven-week long series of artist residencies on the theme of art, action and activism at the Stanley Picker Gallery in Kingston.

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