It is an honor to share An Ecstatic Experience and Sleep is the Cousin of Death with audiences in Toronto at this years Black Star program.
I am grateful to be featured alongside many other women video artists who use narrative to deepen our understanding of representation.
Featured in the "An Incomplete History of Protest" exhibition, I'm thrilled that An Ecstatic Experience is currently on view at The Whitney Museum of American Art.
It was an honor to be profiled in 25 New Faces of Independent Film, where I was able to further discuss An Ecstatic Experience and the postproduction process of my autobiographical documentary The Evidence of Things Not Seen.
I'm happy to have An Ecstatic Experience screened within a program that considers the role that artists and documentaries play in chronicling and confronting abuses of power and social injustice.
I was honored to have An Ecstatic Experience screened at Drexel and apart of Lossless, an exploration of Black and Brown bodies as sites of compression, considering the ways that labor, illusion, loss, lineage and personhood are imagined and re-constructed.
I am thrilled to share An Ecstatic Experience with "Face Shifts," a group exhibition of works including video, kinetic painting, analog photography, installation and mixed media by various artists including myself.
An Ecstatic Experience screened at the Microscope Gallery apart of the exhibition Face Shifts alongside other moving-image artists considerations.
An Ecstatic Experience was screened overseas in Germany at the Hamburg International Short Film Festival.
I am thrilled to share An Ecstatic Experience with "We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women," an examination of the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic priorities of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism.
Working through oppression set by stereotypical images in the media upon people of color, It is an honor to be one of the artists chosen to be featured in the NW Film Center where An Ecstatic Experience was screened.
It is thrilling to have An Ecstatic Experience screened in the British Film Institute in Southbank, London. The season launch of the BFI film season 'Unbound: Visions of the of the Black Feminine," was inspired by the re-release of Julie Dash's "Daughters of the Dust.
As a member of the New Negress Film Society, our core collective of black women filmmakers works to create community and spaces for mutual support, exhibition, and consciousness-raising have a collective of art waiting to be screened followed by a Q&A with members of the Society. "This is You Reading My Diary" includes Coming-Of-Age Stories And The Struggle For Self-Determination.
An Ecstatic Experience will be on view at the Atlanta Contemporary from April 13th- May 14th 2017. Be sure to catch it if you are in the area.
Join me at MoMA film on April 17th at 7pm for Modern Mondays. I will be premiering a number of new experimental animations as well as a new video art piece titled Giverny I (NÉGRESSE IMPÉRIALE). I will be in conversation with Dessane Cassell and Ashley Clark. The program is in conjunction with the Making Faces on Film: A Collaboration with BFI Black Star.
An Ecstatic Experience will screen at the Milwaukee Underground Film Festival on Friday, April 21st at 6pm.
AN ECSTATIC EXPERIENCE will screen at this year's Glasgow Short Film Festival in Glasgow, Scotland. The film will screen on Thursday, March 16th and Saturday, March 18th. Click the photos for further details.
AN ECSTATIC EXPERIENCE will screen at the Whitney Museum on November 13th at 3pm as part of the Dreamstates exhibition. Im excited and humbled to share space with Akosua Adoma Owusu, Kevin Jerome Everson, Dyani Douze, Nontsikelelo Mutiti, and many more talented artists.
Headed to Amherst and Smith College with my Black Radical Imagination Comrades on Nov. 1-3.