About The Event
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Street Portraits: Dawoud Bey and Greg Tate
Friday, September 24, 5-7 p.m. CT
Columbia College Student Center Auditorium, 5th Floor 754 South Wabash Avenue
Join the MoCP, EXPO CHICAGO, and Stephen Daiter for this special presentation.
On the occasion of the publication of his book Street Portraits, Dawoud Bey will join writer, musician, and producer Greg Tate in conversation followed by a book signing. Tate, who wrote the book’s corresponding essay, will present a glimpse into his thoughts on Bey’s 1988-1991 series, which focused on portraits of African Americans in various American cities through the lens of a large format tripod-mounted camera. Bey and Tate will also discuss Bey’s larger practice and coinciding solo exhibition at Stephen Daiter Gallery. Free of charge, masks and proof of vaccination required for entry.
5:00pm | Doors open to RSVP’d guests
5:30-6:30pm | Conversation
6:45-7:30pm | Book signing
Image: Dawoud Bey, Two Men at Cambridge Place and Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY, 1989