Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Newark Symphony Hall Announces Live Stream with "WNET ALL ARTS Talks: A Symphony of Survival "


WNET ALL ARTS Talks: A Symphony of Survival 

WHEN: Thursday Aug 20, at 7PM ET
WHERE:
 on the ALL ARTS Facebook and YouTube channels and allarts.org

ALL ARTS, the broadcast and digital platform created by The WNET Group, will be hosting virtual conversations with artists and arts leaders as part of its ALL ARTS Talks conversation series addressing current events and their impact on arts and culture.

ALL ARTS Talks: Symphony of Survival will discuss Blackness and art during the pandemic and this time of racial unrest with artists of the Symphony of Survival, a 2020 creative project by Embrace Newark, a Newark Symphony Hall initiative.

Moderated by editor and creative director of Symphony of Survival  and poet, visual artist & author of “Black Girl, Call Home” (Berkley Penguin Random 2021), Jasmine Mans, and featuring multidisciplinary artist, Jillian  M. Rock; American poet, writer, and creative artist, LaQuan Ford; Nigerian artist—poet, photojournalist, and scholar, Bimpé Fageyinbo; Brooklyn born Panamanian-American poet and author, K. Desireé Milwood; Newark native and fine art photographer, teaching artist, & filmmaker, Chrystofer Davis; Chair and Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies at New Jersey City University, mixed media artist & poet, Dr. Antoinette Ellis-Williams; writer and public librarian, Maisy Card; arts administrator, curator & researcher, Kristen J. Owens; and Photo Artist, Documentarian, Journalist & Community Organizer, Joseph V. Moore Jr.