Post Now and Post New: Afrofuturist Themes in Contemporary Art Practice

Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Post Now and Post New: Afrofuturist Themes in Contemporary Art Practice

Jennifer Scott will lead a discussion with D.Denenge Duyst-Akpem and Ingrid LaFleur on Afrofuturist themes in contemporary art and how they inform artistic practice in photography and other mediums. Jennifer Scott is director and chief curator of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at the University of Illinois at Chicago. D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem is an Afrofuturist space sculptor, performance artist, designer, writer, and educator. Artist and curator Ingrid LaFleur founded the Afrofuturist film and art program Afrotopia and was notably a former candidate for mayor of Detroit.

Upcoming Events

Dragonfly Eyes Screening with Xu Bing

Dragonfly Eyes Screening with Xu Bing

Join internationally-renowned artist Xu Bing for a very special screening of his feature film Dragonfly Eyes (2017). Composed from more than 10,000 hours of footage ...

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Lecture in Photography: Stephanie Dinkins

Lecture in Photography: Stephanie Dinkins

Exhibiting artist Stephanie Dinkins is known for creating platforms for dialogue about artificial intelligence (AI) as it intersects race, gender, aging, and our future histories. ...

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Focal Point Live: Lorenzo Triburgo and Che Gossett

Focal Point Live: Lorenzo Triburgo and Che Gossett

In conjunction with the annual College Art Association conference, this live recording of the MoCP podcast Focal Point will feature a discussion between LGBTQ artists ...

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Teen Night with Leo Selvaggio

Teen Night with Leo Selvaggio

Chicago teens are invited to join exhibiting artist Leo Selvaggio for a special artmaking workshop. Space is limited. Reserve your spot at teennight2020.eventbrite.com ...

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Public Tour and Gallery Talk with Leo Selvaggio

Public Tour and Gallery Talk with Leo Selvaggio

Join exhibiting artist Leo Selvaggio for an exhibition tour and gallery talk. ...

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The Bio-Adapter

The Bio-Adapter

Join us for a special performed reading of Oswald Wiener's The Bio Adapter (1967), featuring some of the first descriptions of artificial intelligence. Organized by ...

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Past Events

Opening Reception: In Real Life

Opening Reception: In Real Life

Opening Reception: In Real Life

MoCP

Join the MoCP for the opening reception for In Real Life. ...

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Holiday Photo Book Bazaar

Holiday Photo Book Bazaar

Holiday Photo Book Bazaar

Museum of Contemporary Photography

Join us for a special celebration of photography books. Photographers of note including Krista Franklin, Brad Temkin, Aimée Beaubien, and Colleen Plumb, along with local ...

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