Adri Norris, painter, and Kenya Fasha, playwright and spoken word artist

Untitled: Creative Fusions at Home

Featuring Kenya Fashaw and Adri Norris
Este es un evento en línea.

Program

Black Bodies

Kenya Fashaw collaborates with violinist, Monique Brooks Roberts, in this spoken word performance about saving Black lives. Just voice and violin.

Offbeat Art Tour with Moe Gram

Hear from Moe Gram, visual artist and educator, as she celebrates black excellence and reflects on the depth of our empathy including crowns of culture and tension and materials, seeking inspiration from the exhibition Senga Nenguid: Topologies.

Capoeira Demo with Contramestre Grilo Preto & Members of the Colorado Capoeira Community

Capoeira is an Afro Brazilian martial art created by enslaved Africans in Brazil to rebel against their captors. It has been a source of resistance and liberation for over 400 years.

Cages

An Afro-futuristic science fiction monologue performed by Lady Speech Sankofa, written by Kenya Fashaw, imagining a future after racial cleansing.

What is Candomble? with Dr. Rachel Harding

Learn about the Afro-Brazilian religion, Candomble, with Dr. Rachel Harding. Enslaved Africans found spiritual liberation through the religion by superimposing their Yoruba deities onto Catholic saints.

Orixa Dance

Rhonda Coleman honors the Orixa deities of Yoruba tradition through movement. In this spelling, with an "x", we are referring to the deities from the Candomble religion.

SMILE

The spoken word poem, SMILE, by Kenya Fashaw, speaks to dealing with daily mental health and masking pain. Relating to Nengudi’s work, Masked Taping, the poem voices the liberated feeling of simply being one’s authentic self regardless of outside perceptions.

Bringing It All Together: Women Behaving Badly

Three new paintings by Adri Norris for her Women Behaving Badly series. Adri Norris uses her art to highlight the history of women involved in Afro-Brazilian traditions.

Responsive Dance

Dancers, Aubree Fullwood and Tamara Earl respond to works in the exhibition, Senga Nengudi: Topologies, through African and Contemporary dance.

Panel Discussion

A discussion around the theme of liberating Black bodies with Kenya Fashaw, Adri Norris, Lady Speech, Tamara Earl, and Dr. Rachel Harding. Question are encouraged and can be submitted in the chat on YouTube and Facebook during the livestream.

Dancers and models at October's Untitled at the Denver Art Museum

What is Untitled?

Untitled: Creative Fusions at Home is a quarterly collaboration with local artists and creatives to create an evening full of events, performances, experimentation, and one-of-a-kind experiences. Throughout the night, artists showcase their work while providing a hands-on and engaging atmosphere.

Untitled: Creative Fusions is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and The VF Foundation.