Events

Launch Event

Dwala Lam’

Virtual Virtual Event

World premiere of a CHRA digital commission, featuring a Q&A with artist Sethembile Msezane and writer Dr. Portia Malatjie, moderated by Panashe Chigumadzi and hosted by Wits School of Arts.  Praise singing and movement is the celebration of presence. Dwala Lam’ is a praise song that reminds one of the groundedness that is inscribed in their ancestry. These inscriptions, may come by way of being...

Launch Event

Hands to Hold

Virtual Virtual Event

World premiere of our third digital commission, featuring a Q&A with artist Emilio Rojas and writer Pamela Sneed hosted by Dr. Sanjay Kumar (Central European University). Hands to Hold is centered around 2 durational performances devised by Emilio Rojas. For a 6.5-hour performance, the artist drank a 1.5 gallons of sap from a 250 year old sugar maple in the...

Panel

Reflections from Al-Quds Bard on the Current Situation

Virtual Virtual Event

The OSUN Center for Human Rights & the Arts, the Human Rights Project, and Middle Eastern Studies at Bard College are pleased to co-present the following panel: Ms. Rana Hajjaj, Program Manager for Al-Quds Bard College of Arts and Sciences Professor Saida Hamad, Head of Media Studies Program, Al-Quds Bard College for Arts and Sciences Professor Munir Nusseibeh, Assistant Professor...

Talks Series

Mark Sealy: Photography, Race, Rights, and Representation

Virtual Virtual Event

The photographers discussed share a forensic dialogue with photography’s past and offer navigational tools for its future possibilities in the making of new identities and histories. We need to keep open cultural portals in which to discuss the application of photography as a vehicle for self-determination, remaking histories, and visual forms of resistance. The aim is a visual voyage through the...

Free
Talks Series

Cassils: The Struggle For/ The Struggle Against

Virtual Virtual Event

In a time of lockdown and quarantines, of fascism and propaganda, we need reason and action to be supported by visions of change. Cassils discusses artistic and performative tactics uniquely suited for our time. Reflecting on ten years of practice where they carve out strategies for trans representation, they discuss tactics to educate, engage and agitate while attempting to balance...

Free