“Loophole of Retreat” at The Guggenheim Museum
Organized in conjunction with the exhibition The Hugo Boss Prize 2018: Simone Leigh, Loophole of Retreat, this daylong gathering dedicated to the intellectual life of black women will bring together an international constellation of writers, artists, poets, filmmakers, and activists. Artist and Hugo Boss Prize 2018 winner Simone Leigh, feminist scholar Tina Campt (Barnard College), and cultural historian Saidiya Hartman (Columbia University) have invited a distinguished group of participants to present papers, performances, and conversations on subjects of their choosing. Presenters include Vanessa Agard-Jones, Rizvana Bradley, Dionne Brand, Aimee Meredith Cox, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, Grada Kilomba, Lorraine O’Grady, Okwui Okpokwasili, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, Christina Sharpe, Françoise Vergès, and Simone White.
April 27, 2019End Date
April 27, 2019Hours
01:00 PM - 03:00 PMAddress
Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave, New York, NYEvent Type