Banner image credit: Emilio Martínez // Nerpomene, 2018, mixed media on paper, 38.5 x 40 inches. (courtesy of the artist)
Friday, October 26, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Forum for Scholars and Publics
Old Chem 011
Duke's West Campus Quad
Map & Directions
This event is a part of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom, a nine-week art exhibit and accompanying series of conversations, screenings, performances, residencies, and workshops at Duke University organized by the Power Plant Gallery and the Forum for Scholars and Publics. The exhibit is curated by Édouard Duval-Carrié and Ada Ferrer and is based on a digital humanities project called Digital Aponte. Find more information online at aponte.dukefsp.org.
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