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October 2019

Artist Talk: Tanya Linklater

October 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Building 360, Conference Room

Investigating histories of archaeology, anthropology and repatriation on Kodiak Island, Alaska, and the work of black and Indigenous thinkers and artists, Lukin Linklater will contextualize her practice in performance alongside and in relation to cultural belongings as gestures towards repatriation. She will speak to a specific work, We wear one another, 2019, a commission for Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts in relation to an Inuvialuit rain gut parka that she read as a score for performance with two dancers…

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Jaddoland: film screening and Q&A

October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

JADDOLAND explores the meaning of home and the search for belonging across generations. When the filmmaker returns to her hometown in the Texas panhandle to visit her mother, an artist from Iraq, she turns her lens on her mother’s increasingly isolated life, as well as the beauty and solace that emerge through her creative process. Soon, the filmmaker’s charismatic grandfather arrives from Iraq, prompting the filmmaker on a deeper search to understand her own roots and connections to the places…

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Afternoon Lunch w/ Kimberly Drew

October 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Roble Arts Gym CA United States + Google Map

  IDA will host  lunch with Kimberly Drew, a writer and curator of "black art and experiences", a social activist, and the creator of the popular Tumblr blog "Black Contemporary Art". 

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Artists on the Future: Kimberly Drew + Lynda Benglis

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CEMEX Auditorium

      Artist Lynda Benglis will be in conversation with art curator and social activist Kimberly Drew. She will discuss what it means to be a female artist, examine how one can move away from prescriptive labels toward individual autonomy and continue to innovate and defy categorization against rich artistic legacies.     

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November 2019

HARRIET Film Screening and Q & A

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Conversation with Producer Debra Martin Chase to follow. Location TBD

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REVIVAL: Millennial Remembering in the Afro NOW

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

REVIVAL: Millennial Remembering in the Afro NOW  By Amara Tabor-Smith, IDA Artist-in-Residence An Afro Futurist, devised dance theater work, inspired by the founding of the Committee on Black Performing Arts (CBPA), which marks its 50th anniversary this year. Utilizing the stories and characteristics of the Yoruba deities known as Orisha, REVIVAL is a multimedia and multi site experience exploring the people and events that have catalyzed movements for social change through time. A non- linear narrative, REVIVAL is driven by…

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HARRIET Film Screening and Q&A

November 18 @ 7:00 pm
TBD

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Conversation with Producer Debra Martin Chase to follow.

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December 2019

End of the Quarter Community Dinner 

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Harmony House, 561 Lomita Drive
Stanford, CA 94305 United States
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Come celebrate the end of the quarter in community with artists and activists. Food music and performances will pepper the evening. 

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January 2020

ARTIST TALK: DJ LYNNEE DENISE

January 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harmony House

Lynnée Denise was shaped as a DJ by her parent’s record collection. She’s an artist, scholar, and writer whose work reflects on underground cultural movements, the 1980s, migration studies, theories of escape, and electronic music of the African Diaspora. Lynnée Denise coined the phrase ‘DJ Scholarship’ to reposition the role of the DJ from a party purveyor to an archivist, cultural custodian and information specialist of music with critical value. Join IDA’s visiting artist for a guest DJ set, workshop,…

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