February 07, 2020 11:00 AM to 12:30 PMUptown Campus
Music Rising at Tulane presents Women and Movement #6
African American Women Affecting the Arts in New Orleans
Five African American women will discuss what they think about the state of contemporary art(s) in New Orleans. This discussion will include consideration of the state of visual arts, music, literature, and the performing arts in this region. This conversation will also consider the politics of race, artistic agency, and artistic opportunity.
Panelists include: Kesha McKey (Artistic Director, KM Dance Project), Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes (Executive Director, Ashe Cultural Arts Center), Stephanie McKee-Anderson (Executive Artistic Director, Junebug Productions), and Gia M. Hamilton (Executive Director and Chief Curator of the New Orleans African American Museum). Moderated by Lauren E. Turner (Producing Artistic Director of No Dream Deferred NOLA).
Sponsored by New Orleans Center for the Gulf South and the Skau Music and Art Fund Grant from Newcomb Institute. Organized by theater professor Dr. John "Ray" Proctor and assistant director of New Orleans Center for the Gulf South Dr. Denise Frazier.