Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Ferguson Documentary Screening, and more: October 3 at 2 PM

Arts in Struggle: An Afternoon of Creativity, Community, and Dialogue on the Struggle for Racial Justice in St. Louis Greater St. Louis Humanities Festival Event, organized by the Center for the Humanities October 3, 2 pm Satori Art Studio, 3003 Locust St., St. Louis, MO 63103 RSVPs appreciated; please follow this link. Join us for an exciting afternoon of art, poetry, film and conversation. The exhibit features the works of Damon Davis and De Andrea Nichols, a poetry performance by Cheeraz Gormon, and a screening of documentary filmmaker Katina Parker’s “Ferguson: A Report from Occupied Territory.” Following the film, the audience will have the opportunity to engage all four artists in a roundtable discussion about the intersection between art and activism and struggles for racial justice in the wake of Michael Brown’s death. Jonathan Fenderson, assistant professor of African and African-American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, will moderate the discussion. Washington University in St. Louis (314) 935-5576 cenhum.artsci.wustl.edu