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Contested Homes: Migrant Liberation Movement Suite

Tue June 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

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Contested Homes: Migrant Liberation Movement Suite

Tue June 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

The final event of Spring 2020 Interdisciplinary Artists-in-Residence Ben Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez will be the online premiere of a free jazz opera. This is a new multimedia work that combines jazz, hip hop, spoken word, dance, and visual art animated and illustrated by students and guest artists. Barson and Rodriguez created the piece together with students from their “Artivism: Intercultural Solidarity & Decolonizing Performance” course. The new piece reflects themes of police violence, migrant justice, systematic racism, climate change, and visions of a new world.

The piece is student-driven, with their dedication and creative collaborations at the core of the work. Mentorship was provided by Ben Barson, Gizelxanath Rodriguez, and Peggy Choy, as well as guest artists Nejma Nefertiti, Charlotte Hill O’Neal aka Mama C, Rodrigo Carapia, Lacouir Yancey, and Adam Cooper-Terán. The online viewing is free and open to the public.

The music of the piece was performed and recorded by UW’s Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Johannes Wallmann. Choreographed was organized by Peggy Choy. Visual art was done by Kim Inthavong and Rodrigo Carapia, and animated by Adam Cooper-Teran.

The performance will Premiere on the UW-Madison Arts on Campus Facebook Page (@uwmadisonarts). Followed immediately by a live Q&A session with the artists.

Details

Date:
Tue June 30
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://go.wisc.edu/artivism

Organizer

223353
Email:
heather.owens@wisc.edu
Website:
https://go.wisc.edu/barsonrodriguez

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When submitting music events to the WORT calendar, you must choose at least one music genre for a music event to be published.

Details

Date:
Tue June 30
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
, , , , ,
Website:
https://go.wisc.edu/artivism

Organizer

223353
Email:
heather.owens@wisc.edu
Website:
https://go.wisc.edu/barsonrodriguez

Submit your event to the WORT calendar.

When submitting music events to the WORT calendar, you must choose at least one music genre for a music event to be published.

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