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December 2016

FSP@PPG: Archiving LGBTQ+ Lives

December 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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FSP@PPG: Archiving LGBTQ+ Lives Thursday, December 1, 2016 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Power Plant Gallery Light lunch served. In conjunction with the current Power Plant Gallery exhibit exhibit, Transgender USA: Photographs by Mariette Pathy Allen, join us for a discussion about archives and LGBTQ+ activism. What role do archives - and the processes of creating them - play in activism? What are the challenges of collecting materials during a time when LGBTQ+ individuals and groups are still under attack?…

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February 2017

FSP@PPG: Hostile Sounds

February 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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FSP@PPG: Hostile Sounds Thursday, February, 2, 2017 12pm-1pm A light lunch will be served 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. For more information please visit the Forum for Scholars and Publics.

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June 2017

FSP@PPG: Performing Hayti/Haiti/History

June 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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FSP@PPG: Performing Hayti/Haiti/History Wednesday | June 14, 2017 | 6:30pm | Power Plant Gallery a conversation with #PPGArtists Dasha Chapman and Aya Shabu, and Haitian-American musician Leyla McCalla Join us for a conversation (and possible impromptu performance) with Dasha Chapman, Aya Shabu, and Leyla McCalla as they explore their work and projects. The event will be moderated by Laurent Dubois of Duke University's Forum for Scholars and Publics. Light refreshments will be served following the event.

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August 2017

FSP@PPG: The Artist as Researcher

August 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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FSP@PPG: The Artist as Researcher A panel discussion with Julia Gartrell, Howard Craft, MC Taylor, and Aya Shabu August 31, 2017 12pm-1:15pm Join us for this lunchtime discussion with current #PPGArtist and sculptor Julia Gartrell, playwright Howard Craft, musician MC 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. A light lunch will be served. This program is held in collaboration with the Forum…

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October 2017

FSP@PPG: The City and the Grid

October 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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FSP@PPG: The City and the Grid Thursday, October 19, 2017 12pm – 1:15pm A lunchtime discussion with Tony Sease, Jina Valentine, and Tim Stallmann. Inspired by the exhibition Reflections Within a Transitioning Grid by artists Merrill Shaztman and libi rose (on view September 15–November 22, 2017) the panel, comprised of urban planners, activists, artists, cartographers, and teachers, will explore urban geography and psychology - the way space shapes our movement, our thinking, our relationships, and possibilities for justice. A light…

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February 2018

FSP@PPG: Creative Responses to the Threat of Nuclear War

February 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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FSP@PPG: Creative Responses to the Threat of Nuclear War Thursday, February 15, 2018 12pm-1:15pm A light lunch will be provided This discussion will focus on the intersection of activism and art in response to the threat of nuclear war. Held in conjunction with the Power Plant Gallery's exhibit of artist Erin Johnson’s The Way Things Can Happen, which revisits the 1983 made-for-tv movie The Day After, the discussion will include Erin Johnson, UNC-Chapel Hill artist and professor elin O’Hara slavick,…

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September 2018

Opening Reception: Visionary Aponte

September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Reception begins at 6pm The reception of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedomopens at 6pm with an Afro-Cuban inspired dance featuring Yanique Hume of UWI Barbados, and Andrea E. Woods Valdés of Duke University, and Maya Berry of UNC Chapel Hill. For a full listing of events visit: aponte.dukefsp.org ____ Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom is a nine-week art exhibit based on a digital humanities project called Digital Aponte. The exhibit and the conversations, screenings, performances, residencies, and workshops…

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October 2018

FSP@PPG: Incarceration and the Future of Black Freedom

October 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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FSP@PPG: Incarceration and the Future of Black Freedom Thursday, October 4, 2018 12–1:15pm Lunchtime panel discussion with local artists, activists, and scholars. Panelists include Omisade Burney-Scott, Lynden Harris, Duke Law’s Theresa Newman, Tarish Pipkins and Sherill Roland. Light lunch served. For a full listing of events visit: aponte.dukefsp.org ____ Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom is a nine-week art exhibit based on a digital humanities project called Digital Aponte. The exhibit and the conversations, screenings, performances, residencies, and workshops that…

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Artist’s talk with Renée Stout

October 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Artist's talk with Renée Stout Friday, October 19, 2018 Reception: 5–8pm. Artist's talk will begin at 6pm. The Power Plant Gallery is pleased to host Renée Stout for an artist's talk and reception. Renée is exhibiting as part of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom, on view at the PPG September 20–November 17, 2018. For a full listing of events visit: aponte.dukefsp.org Renée grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and received her BFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 1980. In 1985…

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November 2018

Closing Reception for Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom

November 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Closing Reception for Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom Third Friday Durham, November 16, 2018, 6pm–9pm @ Power Plant Gallery Join us for a final celebration of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom at the Power Plant Gallery before we send the exhibit off to Cuba. The closing reception will include another chance to catch Yanique Hume of UWI Barbados and Maya Berry of UNC along with students as they perform dance and movements inside the gallery. New work by…

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Power Plant Building, Suite 100 American Tobacco Campus 320 Blackwell Street Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-660-3622 | Email: PowerPlantGallery@duke.edu | Mailing Address: Box 90800 Durham, NC 27708-0800