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Race, Art & Identity: A Conversation with Shaun Leonardo

July 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us online for a live conversation with NYC artist Shaun Leonardo and MFTA Education Director John Cloud Kaiser. In his work, Leonardo explores systemic oppression and police violence against black and brown boys and men. In this presentation, he will share the motivation behind the drawings, videos, and performance art pieces he creates. In addition, he will discuss his Assembly program done in partnership with the nonprofit Recess, which provides training and creative employment opportunities for court-involved youth.

MFTA invites guests to attend this presentation, as we reflect upon race, equity, and systemic issues. Attendees may take part in the conversation, which will be live streamed to YouTube by submitting questions for Shaun Leonardo during the event.*

*To submit questions during the event, use the chat feature on YouTube. You must log in to your YouTube account to use the chat and download the YouTube app for mobile use. Visit the YouTube sign-in page to create a YouTube login.

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Details

Date:
July 16, 2020
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Materials for the Arts
3300 Northern Boulevard
New York, NY 11101 United States

Organizer

Materials for the Arts
Email:
info@mfta.nyc.gov
Website:
https://www.materialsforthearts.org