“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.

Start Date

April 27, 2019

End Date

April 27, 2019


01:00 PM - 03:00 PM


Guggenheim Museum, 1071 Fifth Ave, New York, NY

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