Capoeira Workshop and Performance with Gingarte

August 18, 2017

Nov. 18 | 2 – 4 pm

The martial art capoeira originated in the 16th century during the slave trade in Brazil. The combination of dance, music, and acrobatics allowed slaves to practice self-defense tactics without getting caught. Gingarte Capoeira hosts a workshop and performance to teach participants about the martial art, culminating in a professional demonstration.

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“One modernism? One history? One world?” lecture by Simon Sadler, PhD UC Davis Professor of Design

Nov. 1 | 5:30pm

Simon Sadler, PhD UC Davis Professor of Design presents on the work of Portuguese architect Pancho Guedes (1925-2015). Guedes is best known for his contributions to modernist architecture in Mozambique, which were a central component of Ângela Ferreira’s research.

 

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Ângela Ferreira: Zip, Zap, Zumbi Curator’s Tour with DePaul Art Museum Director and Chief Curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm

Sept. 28 | 5:30 pm

Ângela Ferreira: Zip Zap and Zumbi curator Julie Rodrigues Widholm leads a tour through the exhibition, highlighting the artist’s approach to architecture and postcolonial history.

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Night Hawk Film Shorts Screening

Sept. 27 | 5:30pm

NITEHAWK SHORTS FESTIVAL SELECTS is a curated 91-minute theatrical program featuring seven short films from the 2016 Nitehawk Shorts Festival. For the past five years this annual festival has championed new voices in independent short filmmaking to audiences in New York with sold out screenings and filmmaker talks. Though short in length, all films are under 20-minutes, these shorts encompass styles from social documentary to feminist thriller and, as a whole program, represents the diversity, inclusiveness, and power of succinct storytelling.

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Gallery Talk with Senga Nengudi and Nora Burnett Abrams, Curator, MCA Denver and R.S.V.P. Activation

Sept. 9 | 2 pm

Artist Senga Nengudi and curator Nora Burnett Abrams will discuss the exhibition and the artist’s practice over the last four decades. Immediately following the talk performers will activate works in the R.S.V.P. series. This event is co-sponsored by the DePaul Women’s Center.

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Upcoming Events

Opening Reception for Fall Exhibitions

9/7/2017

Sept. 7, 2017 | 6 – 8pm

Join us for a public reception celebrating the opening of two exciting exhibitions at DePaul Art Museum- Ângela Ferreira: Zip Zap and Zumbi and Senga Nengudi: Improvisational Gestures.

Free and open to everyone.

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Gallery Talk with Senga Nengudi and Nora Burnett Abrams, Curator, MCA Denver and R.S.V.P. Activation

9/9/2017

Sept. 9 | 2 pm

Artist Senga Nengudi and curator Nora Burnett Abrams will discuss the exhibition and the artist’s practice over the last four decades. Immediately following the talk performers will activate works in the R.S.V.P. series. This event is co-sponsored by the DePaul Women’s Center.

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Lecture with Dr. Breeze Harper

9/22/2017

Sept. 22 | 12:30 – 3:00 pm

Dr. Breeze Harper a critical geographer and the creator of The Sistah Vegan Project (http://www.sistahvegan.com/welcome/), editor of Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak On Food, Identity, Health, and Society, and author of Scars: A Black Lesbian Experience in Rural White New England (Sense Publishers 2014). Her current book project is Recipes for Racial Tension Headaches: A Critical Race Feminist’s Journey Through ‘Post-Racial’ USA’s Ethical Foodscape.  Her work directly relates intersectionality including race, class, gender, sexuality, physical abilities, and food studies. This event is organized by the DePaul Geography Department.

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