Schedule of events:
12 - 2 pm: Regina Agu will lead a reading group discussing poet Akilah Oliver's essay the visible unseen. Download pdf here.
Regina Agu is an artist and writer based in Houston. Agu is a 2016-2017 Open Sessions participant at the Drawing Center in NYC. She is the co-director of Alabama Song, which received a 2016 SEED grant from the Rauschenberg Foundation. Agu’s work has been included in exhibitions, public readings, and performances at multiple venues nationally.
2 - 3 pm: mellow vibes with Keva
Keva is a self-taught DJ who has been honing her skills for over 10 years. She grew up listening to various genres of music, which has shaped her knowledge and eclectic taste. Keva takes great joy in playing music, seeing it as the best gift to share. She plays a broad range of musical stylings and generally tends to curate sets that speaks from a place of love.
4 pm: a screening of "Can Dialectics Break Bricks" by Rene Vienet, a 1973 Situationist détournement film which explores the development of class conflict through revolutionary agitation, using the martial arts film Crush by Tu Guangqi.
6-8 pm: Philip Kelleher will lead a reading group to discuss "Spatial Stories" from Michel de Certeau's "The Practice of Everyday Life." Download the pdf here.
Philip Kelleher is a PhD student in the department of Art History at Rice University. He holds a master’s degree in Art History from Binghamton University, SUNY. In 2016, he completed the Center for Critical and Cultural Theory Program at Rice University. Kelleher was a Critical Studies fellow in the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program (2013-14) and in the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Core Program (2011-13). He was a participant in the 17th Annual Berlin Roundtable on Transnationality, organized by the Social Science Research Council Berlin and Humboldt University Berlin (2013). He has served as a lecturer in the School of Visual and Dramatic Arts at Rice University and the School of Art at the University of Houston.