‘My studio is in my body. I contain my practice’: Clifford Owens talks about complexity in his works

A renowned artist interested in the intersection of performance, photography and race, Clifford Owens spoke about the complexities of his work and the motivations behind some of his pieces such as “Anthology” (2012), which was exhibited at the MoMA PS1. “Photography is my love. Performance art is a melancholic mistress. Sometimes I bring them two […]

Poet, journalist, podcast host Al Letson urges audience to ‘do something extraordinary’

At his talk Tuesday afternoon, Al Letson opened up about his journey: from realizing his true passion to making a career out of it. He is a poet, playwright, journalist, podcast and radio host for Reveal: From the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. Letson won the Peabody Award in 2014 and three consecutive National Edward […]

Preview: ‘The Nature of Forgetting’ explores memory loss, its impact on those who experience it

“What is left when memory is gone? What makes memory still alive even though we lost [it all]?” Those are the the questions that Guillaume Pige hopes that “The Nature of Forgetting” answers. Pige said that if there is one thing he hopes the audiences takes away from the play, it’s that “the realization that […]