Thursday, August 31, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Power Plant Gallery
320 Blackwell Street
American Tobacco Campus
A light lunch will be served.
Join us for this lunchtime discussion with current #PPGArtist and sculptor Julia Gartrell, playwright Howard Craft, musician M.C. Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger, and former #PPGArtist and performance artist Aya Shabu, as they discuss their research methodologies in the pursuit of their craft.
Cosponsored by the Power Plant Gallery, an initiative of the Center for Documentary Studies and the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University.
Hiss Golden Messenger
M.C. Taylor, Durham-based musical omnivore, birthed the folk rock band, Hiss Golden Messenger. "At once firmly steeped in tradition and immediately accessible" (NPR), Hiss Golden Messenger calls up a wide spectrum of American vernacular music, from Archie Brownlee to the Staple Singers, from ...
Aya Shabu is a professional dancer, choreographer, and teaching artist living in Durham, North Carolina. A 2012-2013 Emerging Artist Grant recipient, Aya has choreographed for some of the Triangle's best theatrical productions, most notably The Parchman Hour, I Love My Hair and The Brothers ...