Rashid Johnson and Melvin Van Peebles

June 11, 2015 | 7:30 pm | 61 W 62 St | New York, NY | All Ages | FREE!  
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7:30 – Conversation moderated by Warrington Hudlin with Rashid Johnson and Melvin Van Peebles
8:00 – Screening of The New Black Yoga by Rashid Johnson
After the screening – Music performance by Melvin Van Peebles and his band, Menage a Trio

Sculptor and photographer Rashid Johnson, known for exploring the complexities and contradictions of black identity, presents his work alongside Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song filmmaker and composer Melvin Van Peebles. A discussion of the alliance of visual art and music, moderated by Warrington Hudlin, opens the evening followed by a viewing of Johnson’s The New Black Yoga and a culminating live performance by Van Peebles and his band, Menage a Trio.

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