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Kitchen Sessions: Figuring History
April 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas and SAM presents:
KITCHEN SESSIONS: FIGURING HISTORY
Curated by Imani Sims
“Celebrating Black femme and non-binary identified artists as they reflect on and discuss with an intergenerational audience.”
Entry to the FIGURING HISTORY: ROBERT COLESCOTT, KERRY JAMES MARSHALL, MICKALENE THOMAS, exhibition is included with ticket purchase.
What are Kitchen Sessions?
Kitchen Sessions are an opportunity to highlight and celebrate Black female identified artists, to reflect on and discuss art with these artists, and to develop inter-generational dialogue.
The Kitchen seems like the place where nourishment is found. Not only food but also valuable lessons. Little girls go from childhood to the kitchen. At some point we graduate into womanhood. What is the rite of passage that allows you to enter the sacred space of the kitchen?
It functions as an epicenter, a doorway into a space where it is safe to examine the crooked room. It is safe to talk about the long list of things we experience as Black women. As our hands conjure nourishment, our mouths begin to form spells and we reshape our reality for a moment.