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September 2018

Lunchtime Artist Tour

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Lunchtime Artist Tour SEP 20 // 12 PM – 1:30 PM Lunchtime tour of the art and informal discussion with Visionary Aponte artists José Bedia, Nina Angela Mercer, Marielle Plaisir, and Jean-Marcel St. Jacques, as well as co-curators Ada Ferrer and Édouard Duval-Carrié with Laurent Dubois. 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…

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Aural Futures | Screen Society

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke Campus, 2020 Campus Drive
Durham, 27708 United States
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Free and Open to the Public - no tickets required! == "The Last Angel of History" (John Akomfrah, 1996, 45 min, UK, English, Color, Digital) A truly masterful film essay about Black aesthetics that traces the deployments of science fiction within pan-African culture. Akomfrah begins by comparing and contrasting three musicians of eccentric genius – Sun Ra, George Clinton and Lee Scratch Perry – and their use of the images of the spaceship and the alien, and then moves on…

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October 2018

FSP@PPG: Incarceration and the Future of Black Freedom

October 4 @ 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 @ 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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Aural Futures: Screen/Society

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Full Frame Theater, 320 Blackwell St.,
Durham, 27701 United States
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Aural Futures: Screen/Society OCT 25 // 7 PM // FULL FRAME THEATER Public screening of The Model: Oshun and the Dream, Chapter 1 & 2, directed by Kahlil Joseph (2010), 7:57 minutes each; You and I and You, directed by Terence Nance (2015), 7:51 minutes; and Dirty Computer, directed by Janelle Monáe, Andrew Donoho, and Chuck Lightning (2018), 48:37 minutes. For a full listing of events visit: aponte.dukefsp.org _____ Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom is a nine-week art exhibit…

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Aural Futures: Screen/Society

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Full Frame Theater, 320 Blackwell St.,
Durham, 27701 United States
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Aural Futures: Screen/Society OCT 26 // 7 PM // FULL FRAME THEATER Special presentation of a work-in-progress: God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines, directed by Kristian R. Hill (2016), 78 minutes. Followed by a 20-minute Q&A with artist, activist, and Afrofuturist Ingrid LaFleur. 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,…

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November 2018

Closing Reception for Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom

November 16 @ 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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Final Day of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Final Day of the Exhibit NOV 17 // OPEN 11 AM – 6 PM // POWER PLANT GALLERY Saturday, November 17, 2018, is the final day to catch the Visionary Aponte exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery. 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 accompany it are…

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Bonus Day to catch Visionary Aponte!

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Bonus Day! We are pleased to announce a bonus day! The Power Plant Gallery will be open Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 1pm to 5pm as part of the Durham Art Walk and Holiday Market. Come check out the holiday happenings at American Tobacco Campus and don't miss your last, last chance to see Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom.

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December 2018

Opening Reception with Allan Gurganus

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Self portrait of Allan Gurganus

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 6pm–9pm @Power Plant Gallery Join us for an opening reception with writer and artist, Allan Gurganus, in his exhibition Allan Gurganus: A Writer's Sketchbooks on view December 4, 2018–January 19, 2019 at the Power Plant Gallery. To read more about the exhibition visit the exhibition website by clicking here.

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Phone: 919-660-3622 | Email: PowerPlantGallery@duke.edu | Mailing Address: Box 90800 Durham, NC 27708-0800