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CURATOR TALK: AGITPROP!
The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art’s Agitprop! curators (Catherine J. Morris, Sackler Family Curator; Stephanie Weissberg, Curatorial Assistant; and Jess Wilcox) discuss the contemporary and historical moments in creative activism as seen in the exhibition.
Studio REV- offers a fun and energetic movement workshop integrating actions inspired and created by domestic workers.
TALK: WOMEN, ART, AIDS, AND ACTIVISM
Visual AIDS hosts a multigenerational and multimedia-based dialogue highlighting the experiences of women artist-activists from the 1980s to the present. With Joy Episalla (ACT UP), Kia Labeija (GrenAIDS), Jessica Whitbread (ART AIDS ACTION), Egyptt Labeija (TransJustice, Audre Lorde Project), and Sue Schaffner and Carrie Moyer (Dyke Action Machine). Moderated by LJ Roberts. Free tickets (310) at Admissions at 5 pm.
In celebration of Pride Month, design your own iron-on patch to show off what you’re proud of.
POP-UP GALLERY TALKS
Enjoy ten-minute discussions about art and social change in the exhibition Disguise: Masks and Global African Art.
Mobile Print Power collaborates with teens from the New York State Youth Leadership Council (NYSYLC) to create on-the-spot prints about immigration and advocating for undocumented youth.
PERFORMANCE: QUEER MEMOIR
Queer Memoir returns to the Brooklyn Museum to celebrate pride through storytelling by diverse queer voices.
Oriented (Jake Witzenfeld, 2015, 86 min.) follows the lives of Khader, Fadi, and Naim, three gay Palestinian friends who confront their national and sexual identity while in Tel Aviv and form a cultural resistance movement. Followed by a talkback with Tarab NYC. Free tickets (310) at Admissions at 7 pm.
MUSIC: DJ MURSI LAYNE
DJ Mursi Layne performs a blend of Stuttastep, hip-hop, and R&B.
PERFORMANCE: THE ILLUMINATOR
The Illuminator projects images onto the south side of the Museum and invites the public to contribute to the conversation around displacement and affordable housing in Brooklyn.
FILM: HELL OR HIGH WATER
Hell or High Water (Asurf Oluseyi, 2016, 30 min.) explores the intersection of spirituality and sexuality among LGBTQ Nigerians. A talkback with activists Kehinde Bademosi, Noni Salma Lawal, Ekene Okuwegbunam, and Adejoke Tugbiyele follows. Free tickets (25) at Admissions at 7:30 pm.