Zoom Event: Lessons of the Hour — Frederick Douglass
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Date & Time
Fri, Apr 16 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Living Democracy Talk: Lessons of the Hour — Frederick Douglass with Isaac Julien and Mark Nash
Artist and filmmaker, Isaac Julien, and writer and curator, Mark Nash, will screen excerpts from Julien’s film “Lessons of the Hour—Frederick Douglass” in a presentation that will explore the importance of looking to history and biography to articulate contemporary cultural movements. Isaac Julien’s moving image practice draws from and comments on a range of artistic disciplines including film, theatre, photography and performance.
Julien is a Distinguished Professor of the Arts and Nash is a Professor of Arts at UC Santa Cruz where they run the Isaac Julien Lab, a platform for the innovation of visual and sonic languages for production and the critical reception of moving image, video art, and installation work by examining historical and contemporary art practice.
Sponsored by the IHC’s Living Democracy series and the Hester and Cedric Crowell Endowment
Free to attend; registration required to receive Zoom webinar attendance link
REGISTER NOW. ASL and Spanish interpretation will be provided. To view ASL interpretation, please attend the webinar on a desktop computer.
Image: Isaac Julien, The North Star (Lessons of the Hour), 2019. Courtesy of the Artist, Metro Pictures New York, and Victoria Miro London/Venice