651 ARTS Presents Performing an Afro Future
651 ARTS, Brooklyn’s premier institution for the African Diasporic performing arts, presents the first program as part of its 2022 Season – Liminal Spaces: Homebound – with Performing an Afro Future. This in-depth conversation will explore the creative cartography involved in imagining Afro futures. To be held at the Center for Fiction in Downtown Brooklyn, the event will take place on Saturday, October 15th at 6pm.
Featuring a panel of renowned artists and theater-makers, Performing an Afro Future invites the audience to consider the future of Black arts and the concepts of conceiving, defining and refining ‘performing an afro-future’ and how Black art can chart a path toward liberation. The program will include: multi-award-winning musician Martha Redbone, singer-songwriter and educator Nicholas Ryan Gant (Ghetto Falsetto), multimedia performance artist MX OOPs, and interdisciplinary artist and cultural producer Alisha B, Wormsley.