Moderated by Miranda Lash, (Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, NOMA), ArtSpeak is a series of discussions between artists and curators, taking place on May 21st at 7pm.
The CAC presents a panel discussion amongst experts in different areas of masking. NOMA Curator William Fagaly will discuss the significance of masking in various African cultures. LSM Curator Wayne Phillips will discuss the meaning of masking during New Orleans Mardi Gras, and Mardi Gras Indian Chief Victor Harris will discuss his own process of masking as Chief of the Mandingo Warriors and the Spirit of Fi Yi Yi.
above: Yinka Shonebare, Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball) (video still), 32 min. 2004.