NIC Kay: Screamin Limbs (A Conversation with Senga Nengudi’s Improvisational Gestures)

September 28, 2017

Oct. 19 | 6pm

DePaul Art Museum presents an in-gallery performance by NIC Kay. The artist will perform an improvisational mashup responding to Senga Nengudi’s sculptures in combination with the sounds of Chicago and their own “screamin limbs.”

NIC Kay is from the Bronx. Currently occupying several liminal spaces. They are a person who makes performances and creates/organizes performative spaces. They are obsessed with the act and process of moving the change of place, production of space, position, and the clarity/meaning gleaned from shifting of perspective. NIC’s current transdisciplinary projects explore movement as a place of reclamation of the body, history and spirituality. NIC Kay is currently a 2017 Movement Research Artist-in-Residence Van Lier Fellow in New York City.

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Spittin’ Fire: Hip-Hop, Resistance, and the African Diaspora

August 31, 2017

September 21 | 2-5pm

This event provides an overview of the rhetorical development of hip-hop from its early beginnings in the 1970s to now. It explores ways in which the genre’s use of language as not only a form of self-expression but a form of societal resistance in American pop culture and worldwide. After a talk from Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, Director of Harvard’s hip-hop archive, Dj Damon Locks will take us all on an auditory journey through hip-hop and its evolutions.

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DePaul in the Arts Lecture: Jessica Larva

November 8 | 5:45 pm

DePaul in the Arts is an ongoing lecture series that provides DePaul faculty a platform to share insights about their practice. As part of this program, Jessica Larva, Associate Professor of Art, Media and Design, will give a presentation on her work.

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DePaul in the Arts Lecture: Steve Harp

October 19 | 1:00 pm

DePaul in the Arts is an ongoing lecture series that provides DePaul faculty a platform to share insights about their practice. As part of this program, Steve Harp, Associate Professor of Art, Media and Design, will give a presentation on his work.

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DePaul in the Arts Lecture: Jeff Carter

September 28 | 1 pm

DePaul in the Arts is an ongoing lecture series that provides DePaul faculty a platform to share insights about their practice. As part of this program, Jeff Carter, Professor of Art, Media and Design, will give a presentation on his work.

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Upcoming Events

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

11/1/2017

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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DePaul in the Arts Lecture: Jessica Larva

11/8/2017

November 8 | 5:45 pm

DePaul in the Arts is an ongoing lecture series that provides DePaul faculty a platform to share insights about their practice. As part of this program, Jessica Larva, Associate Professor of Art, Media and Design, will give a presentation on her work.

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Capoeira Workshop and Performance with Gingarte

11/18/2017

Nov. 18 | 2 – 4 pm

A martial art that combines dance, music, and acrobatics, capoeira originated in the 16th century during the slave trade in Brazil. Gingarte Capoeira hosts a workshop and performance to teach participants about the martial art in conjunction with “Ângela Ferreira: Zip Zap and Zumbi.” 

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