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FSP@PPG: Hostile Sounds

February 2nd, 2017
12:00 PM


Thursday, February 2, 2017

12:00-1:00 pm

Power Plant Gallery

320 Blackwell St.
American Tobacco Campus
Durham, NC 27701

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Light lunch served beginning at 11:45

Event is free and open to the public.

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In conjunction with the current Power Plant Gallery exhibit, Soundings: Protest|Politics|Dissent, we'll have a discussion about the subversive, creative, disruptive, unifying power of sound. Panelists include Christopher DeLaurenti, whose work is represented in the exhibition, and local activists and artists Tina Haver Currin, Jess Dilday, and Rodrigo Dorfman.

This program is the third in a regular series of public discussions co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics and the Power Plant Gallery. The Power Plant Gallery is an initiative of the Center for Documentary Studies and the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University.

Tina Haver Currin

Tina Haver Currin has used her combined skills in writing and advertising—as well as a generally irreverent attitude—to launch several campaigns for social justice. Saturday Chores, which started in 2013 as a way to lampoon so-called “pro-life sidewalk counselors,” went viral and inspired ...

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Christopher DeLaurenti

Christopher DeLaurenti follows his microphones into unusual confluences of sound, silence, music, and speech, including political protests, tunnels, digital audio forensics, and orchestra intermissions. His albums include N30: Live at the WTO Protest November 30, 1999 (American Archive, 2000), Favorite Intermissions (GD Stereo, 2007), <...

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Jess Dilday

Jess Dilday, also known as PlayPlay, is a music scholar, DJ, producer, writer, and activist interested in the history and development of protest music, creating safe(r) spaces for people to escape through music, and the ways that media sources control the narrative on ...

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Rodrigo Dorfman

Lover of Revolutionary Consciousness, Border Hopper and Human Hyphen, born in Santiago, Chile, Rodrigo Dorfman is constantly whirling between the identities that bind all the different places, people, languages and cultures he has worn since he left Chile in 1973. Rodrigo sets his gaze from ...

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