Learning to breathe: Black feminism, Cornerstone Event
The Winton Chair Cornerstone Event Series, of the University of Minnesota, invites you to LEARNING TO BREATHE: BLACK FEMINISM, PERFORMATIVE PEDAGOGIES & CREATIVE PRAXIS,Thursday, April 21, and Saturday, April 23, See flier for event information and schedule. All events are free and open to the public.
Learning to Breathe: Black Feminism, Performative Pedagogies & Creative Praxis, a Winton Cornerstone Event, showcases the art-making practices of Black feminists who use poetry and performance to elevate Black cultural life and politics. Using voice, storytelling, and deep collaboration, these artists-scholars-intellectuals invigorate the meaning and practice of community. In the era of Black Lives Matter, this intensive Cornerstone Event examines how Black feminist/queer beingness informs contemporary practices and articulations of human life by centering love, realness and each other. Learning to Breathe features Shá Cage, Signe V. Harriday, Ruth Nicole Brown, and Alexis Pauline Gumbs and includes a keynote address by Andrea Jenkins. It culminates in a final performance of The Blacker the Berry curated by MaMa mOsAiC Theater.