Today Chicago-based curator and Threewalls Executive Director Jeffreen M. Hayes announces her exhibition AFRICOBRA: Nation Time has been selected as an official Collateral Event of the historic Biennale Arte 2019 in Venice (May 11 – November 24, 2019). The exhibition, which heralds the eponymous collective of young Black artists working in 1960’s Chicago, debuted at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami in December of 2018, and will be on view in Venice (Ca' Faccanon, San Marco, 5016 [Poste Centrali]) through the duration of the Biennale Arte 2019 from May 11 – November 24.
CHICAGO-BASED CURATOR JEFFREEN M. HAYES’ AFRICOBRA EXHIBITION SELECTED AS OFFICIAL COLLATERAL EVENT OF VENICE BIENNALE ARTE 2019, OPEN THROUGH NOVEMBER 24
EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art (September 19 – 22, 2019), today announced a /Dialogues panel in Detroit on Thursday, April 4 at 6pm as part of the exposition’s expanded year-round program. The discussion takes place at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) (4454 Woodward Avenue) and aligns with the museum’s current exhibition Unfurled: Supports/Surfaces 1966-1976, the first exhibition in the Midwest and most comprehensive show to date on the French art movement Supports/Surfaces. Exhibition curator and artist Wallace Whitney (Ceysson & Bénétière) will discuss the seminal French art movement with Rachel Stella, an independent scholar and contributor to the first-ever English publication on Supports/Surfaces and Raphael Rubinstein, a New York-based poet and art critic who has written extensively on the movement.