Join us for a talk by Christina Sharpe, followed by in conversation between Faisal Abdu'Allah and Christina Sharpe.
Drawing on her critically acclaimed book In The Wake: On Blackness and Being, Sharpe will think through what she has identified as four of the locations of Black being: The Wake, The Ship, The Hold, and The Weather. Artist Faisal Abdu’Allah, whose exhibition The Duppy Conqueror is currently on view at Autograph ABP, will join Sharpe to discuss interlinking themes that connect their artistic and scholarly practices.
The event will be introduced by Autograph ABP curator Renée Mussai. Professor Tamar Garb will briefly respond to Christina Sharpe and Faisal Abdu'Allah's discussion, before opening up to the audience Q&A.
Find out more: http://autograph-abp.co.uk/events/in-the-wake
This event is part of a collaboration between Autograph ABP and University College London. During her visit Christina Sharpe will also present a talk at UCL, as part of the IAS Public Lecture Series under the 2017-18 research theme 'Lies' on 21 March, supported by Mishcon de Reya's Mishcon Academy.
UCL Event: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/institute-of-advanced-studies/ias-events/christina-sharpe
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