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  • 7-9pm Tuesday, September 24 In Nicholas Galanin's practice, activism for land and human rights is front and center. At times this intersects with his artistic career, as it did in the recent protest of the Whitney Biennial, where he and 7 other artists leveraged their work’s withdrawal to effectively cause the resignation of board member Warren B. Kanders. Joined by Twin Cities artists Jonathan Herrera Soto and Jim Denomie, Dyani White Hawk Polk will moderate a conversation sure to ignite disc…
  • Artist Nicholas Galanin’s (Yéil Ya-Tseen) broad and ranging studio practice is one of simultaneous resistance and creation. In his work, Galanin offers “a perspective rooted in connection to land and an intentionally broad engagement with contemporary culture.” Galanin strategically “embeds incisive observations” and critical thought into his work, “investigating and expanding intersections of culture and concept in form, image and sound.” Throughout his practice Galanin addresse…
  • In Nicholas Galanin's practice, activism for land and human rights is front and center. At times this intersects with his artistic career, as it did in the recent protest of the Whitney Biennial, where he and 7 other artists leveraged their work’s withdrawal to effectively cause the resignation of board member Warren B. Kanders. Joined by Twin Cities artists Jonathan Herrera Soto and Jim Denomie, Dyani White Hawk Polk will moderate a conversation sure to ignite discussion on the role that acti…
  • Co-curated by Jehra Patrick, Law Warschaw Gallery Director and Curator, and Susannah Magers, an Oakland-based independent curator and writer, Material Futurity brings together contemporary artists from across the United States working in video, performance, sculpture, fiber, painting, digital projects, and mixed media. These artists’ practices prioritize re-working, mutability, potential, and fluidity—locating futurity, in conversation with the past and present, as a speculative and generati…
  • Featuring performances by Atlese Robinson Denetrick Powers Destiny Anderson aka Yoni Light Counter Space presents dance, spoken word, and poetry performances by Rayna Howard, DenetrickPowers, and Atlese Robsinson. The artists invite conversation following each performance.
  • Join artist, lawyer, and writer Josiah Golson for an interactive workshop inspired by the shared connections between Jordan Weber’s kNOw Spaces exhibit and Golson’s book, "The Souls of Free Folk" (Polyphemus, 2018). Inspired by The Souls of Black Folk (1903) by W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Free Folk celebrates the legacy of art, activism, and culture of the African American experience. Through the workshop, Golson will guide participants to explore how creativity, activism, andself care can …
  • LaDonna Funderburke and Rochelle James combine contemplative forces for an evening of guided meditation, zen walking, sound healing, transformative fashion, and mindful wares. Presented in conjunction with Jordan Weber’s exhibition, kNOw Spaces. LaDonna Funderburke is a local fashion designer that combines alternative methods to activate and energize personal well-being. Integrating sound and music with the healing arts, Rochelle James engages in the study and application of healing method…
  • Just B.E. You A Night of Black Existentialism (Part 1) 7 – 9 pm Counter Space presents dance, spoken word, and poetry performances, followed by dialogue with the artists. Featuring performances by Rayna Howard Denetrick Powers Destiny Anderson aka Yoni Light
  • kNOw Spaces is both a sculptural exhibition and programmatic artwork by Jordan Weber which critiques our society’s ability to provide sustainable practices. His works examine agricultural systems, including soil and air cleansing on Superfund sites and sustainable food supplies, to cultural sustainability — which bodies are in a position to sustain themselves, which are resourced to survive, systematically, and which are disadvantaged, structurally. The artist seeks to find collaborative …