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Visualizing Abolition with Angela Y. Davis and Gina Dent

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Angela Y. Davis and Gina Dent
Tue, Oct 20, 2020, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Online event

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Please visit the Institute of the Arts and Sciences's site for the full schedule of the Visualizing Abolition event series that accompany the exhibition Barring Freedom.

Visualizing Abolition Schedule (All events are from 4-5:30 P.M. PST unless otherwise noted)
Registration is required; see individual event listings for more information.

October 20,2020          
Visualizing Abolition
Angela Y. Davis and Gina Dent

October 27, 2020
Images, Memory and Justice
Bryan Stevenson 

November 13, 2020
Moor Mother + Rasheedah Phillips:
Black Quantum Futurism 

November 17, 2020 
Visuality and Carceral Formations
Nicole Fleetwood, Herman Gray, Nicholas Mirzoeff

November 30, 2020
Film Screening
Isaac Julien’s Lessons of the Hours

December 1, 2020
Abolition Then and Now                                  
Isaac Julien and Robin D.G. Kelley

January 19, 2021
Prisons, Histories, and Erasures
Kelly Lytle Hernández, Joanne Barker, TBD

January 26, 2021
Prisons and Poetics
Reginald Dwayne Betts 

February 2, 2021
Surveillance and Cinematics
American Artist, Simone Browne, Ruha Benjamin

February 9, 2021
Material and Memory
Sanford Biggers and Leigh Raiford

February 23, 2021
Abolitionist Feminisms
Beth Richie, Erica Meiners, and Sonya Clark

April 6, 2021, 4-:30 p.m.

April 20, 2021, 4-5:30 p.m.
(Re) Enacting Revolution
Dread Scott and Erin Gray

May 4, 2021
Documenting Justice
Film screening and Q&A curated by Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman

May 11, 2021
Sora Han, adrienne maree brown, Savannah Shange

Barring Freedom and Visualizing Abolition are organized by UC Santa Cruz Institute of the Arts and Sciences in collaboration with San José Museum of Art and Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery. The series has been generously funded by the Nion McEvoy Family Trust, Ford Foundation, Future Justice Fund, Wanda Kownacki, Peter Coha, James L. Gunderson, Rowland and Pat Rebele, Porter College, UCSC Foundation, and annual donors to the Institute of the Arts and Sciences.

Partners include: Howard University School of Law, McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, Jessica Silverman Gallery, Indexical, The Humanities Institute, University Library, University Relations, Institute for Social Transformation, Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, Porter College, the Center for Cultural Studies, the Center for Creative Ecologies, and Media and Society, Kresge College.


Tuesday, October 20, 2020 to Tuesday, May 18, 2021