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Bearing Witness as Protest with AFROPUNK and Harlem Stage

Inspired by The Window and the Breaking of the Window and Circa 1970Bearing Witness as Protest will explore current and historical expressions of political dissent in contemporary artistic practice. The evening will begin with a guided walkthrough of the exhibitions, followed by a panel discussion between writer Chaédria LaBouvier, exhibiting artist Oasa DuVerney and more. They will explore how the act of bearing witness might be considered a form of protest, and unpack the collective actions necessary to forge the path forward. This special program is presented in collaboration with Harlem Stage as a part of AFROPUNK: The Take Over-Harlem, a week-long series of events featuring live musical performances, film screenings, comedy shows, jam sessions and frank discussions on identity, art and protest.