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Fluid Frontiers / Retracing Black Text & Pedagogy

Film Screening and Public Conversation

Video still of Points on a Space Age (2009): a black individual reads the book, "October Journey" by Margaret Walker in front of a multi-colored painted background
Still from the film Fluid Frontiers, 2017 by Ephraim Asili. 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
2:00 – 5:00 pm


In-person Event

Stamps Gallery
201 South Division Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104


Film Screening
Open to the public
Free of charge

Stamps Gallery invites you to join us for a screening of Fluid Frontiers, 2017, by Ephraim Asili,a film that explores the relationship between concepts of resistance and liberation, exemplified by the Underground Railroad, Broadside Press, and artworks of local Detroit Artists.

The film is followed by a public conversation titled Retracing Black Text & Pedagogy: A Meditation on Black radical traditions in Detroit, organized by ARTS.BLACK and Kameelah Janan Rasheed in correspondence with Rasheed’s installation on view at Stamps Gallery, Ecosystems (activation ii). This is a public program for the exhibition Have We Met? Dialogues on Memory and Desire on view at Stamps Gallery from September 21 — November 182018.

Participants: Bill Harris (artist & educator), Tawana Honeycomb” Petty (writer & activist) and Taylor Renee Aldridge (independent curator & co-founder ARTS.BLACK).