From top and left to right: Avery Willis Hoffman; Alexander Ghedi Weheliye; Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo; Tavia Nyong'o; Stephon Alexander; Dick Griffin; Noliwe Rooks; Jayna Brown; Derrick Woods-Morrow
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Join artists and scholars in a vibrant conversation about a range of topics responding to Nona Hendryx’s Dream Machine, including how machine learning and new biometric data develop new forms and languages around black experiential pleasure, the “promise and peril” of big data and big tech on art and artists in the global Black world, and intersections of black code studies, AIs, and social robots.

FEATURED ARTISTS AND PANELISTS

Opening performance by Dick Griffin (trombone).

Featuring Nona Hendryx in conversation with Stephon Alexander (Professor of Physics, Brown University), Jayna Brown (Professor of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Chair of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Brown University), Derrick Woods-Morrow (Schiller Family Assistant Professor in Race in Art and Design, Departments of Sculpture, Painting & Textiles, Rhode Island School of Design), Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo (David S. Josephson Assistant Professor of Music, Brown University), Tavia Nyong’o (Professor of African American Studies, American Studies, and Theater and Performance Studies, Yale University), and Alexander Ghedi Weheliye (Malcolm S. Forbes Professor, Department of Modern Culture and Media; Faculty, Brown Arts Institute, at Brown University).

Curated by Avery Willis Hoffman, Artistic Director of Brown Arts Institute & Professor of the Practice of Arts & Classics at Brown University

Run time: approximately 1 hour 30 minutes

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Guest Experience at 212-875-5456 or [email protected].

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