TALK: Jibade-Khalil Huffman:

TALK: Jibade-Khalil Huffman: "Defending Kanye West"


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TALK: Jibade-Khalil Huffman: "Defending Kanye West"

The Poetry Project

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 20:00


Event Description


A lecture performance in which I go in on Kanye West, Zadie Smith, boring paintings that supposedly edify black people, etc.

Jibade-Khalil Huffman is the author three books of poems, including, most recently, Sleeper Hold (Fence, 2015). Huffman was an artist-in-residence at The Studio Museum in Harlem in 2015-16 and was included in the 2014 Made in L.A. Biennial at the Hammer Museum. He has presented work at institutions including MoMA/PS1, New York; MOCA, Los Angeles; Swiss Institute, New York and the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, Downstairs Projects, ICA Philadelphia and MOCA Detroit. Huffman has exhibited work in solo and group shows at galleries including Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles; Blum & Poe, Los Angeles; LACE, Los Angeles; LAXART, Los Angeles; Marianne Boesky East, New York; China Art Objects, Los Angeles and Night Gallery, Los Angeles.

General admission: $8
Students/Seniors: $7
Members: $5 or free
-No one turned away for inability to pay-

Accessibility: St. Mark’s Church is wheelchair accessible. Please call The Poetry Project at 212-674-0910 in advance of events to arrange accessibility. Please note on Fridays between 8-9:30pm the wheelchair accessible all gender bathrooms on the ground floor are unavailable because another arts project has performances in the sanctuary. There are All-Gender bathrooms on the second floor of the church. To access Parish Hall, attendees must pass through the main sanctuary and a corridor. There are 2 sets of double doors and two single doors to go through. The smallest of these doors at the end of the corridor is 28.5 inches wide. The Poetry Project will arrange for an ASL interpreter for any event with one week’s advance notice.



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The Poetry Project

131 E 10th St, 10003 New York, United States



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