A performance by Darryl Harper and Freddie Bryant (guitar) of Bryant’s composition “Anthem for Unity,” a performance by visual artist Sonya Clark of “Unravelling” in which the Confederate flag is symbolically deconstructed, and a conversation with the artists. Part of the Embodied Knowledge Colloquium led by Clark and Harper.

Thursday, April 5, 2018
1:00 pm
Mead Art Museum
Amherst College
Amherst, MA

Embodied Knowledge Colloquium at Amherst College

Th Feb 1
Henry Drewal, “Come to Your Senses: Arts of the Yoruba” – a presentation by African Arts Historian Henry Drewal on the multi-sensory experience of arts in West Africa, 1:00 p.m., Arms 212

Tu Feb 20
Regina Carter, “Hair Bow Anthems” – a short performance by acclaimed violinist Regina Carter on visual artist Sonya Clark’s “Hair Bows,” bows for violin re-haired with human hair. The performance is followed by conversation with Carter, Clark and Darryl Harper, 1:00 p.m. Mead Art Museum

Th Mar 1
Todd Marcus, “On These Streets: Music and Community Activism”– a discussion with the artist on his new CD release On These Streets, inspired by his west Baltimore neighborhood and the civil unrest that happened there following the death of community member Freddie Gray, 1:00 p.m., Arms 212

Th Mar 1
The Onus with special guest Todd Marcus – a concert by Darryl’s 20-year trio featuring bass clarinetist/composer Todd Marcus, 9:00 p.m., Marsh Arts House

Tu Mar 27
Jen Bervin, “Silk Poems” – a presentation by the artist on her long-form poem presented both as a book and as an implantable biosensor made from liquefied silk, 1:00 p.m., Arms 212

Th Apr 5
Anthems and Monuments – performances by Darryl and Freddie Bryant of “Anthem for Unity” and by Sonya Clark of “Unraveling” followed by a conversation with the artists, 1:00 p.m., Mead Art Museum