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Community Events

Leroy F. Moore: Black/Brown International Disability Art and Hip-Hop

Fri, June 2, 2017  6:30 PM

Location: Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Theater

Biennial artist Park McArthur and collaborators Carolyn Lazard and Constantina Zavitsanos present an evening of performance and discussion with poet, community activist, and Krip-Hop nation creator Leroy F. Moore. Moore is co-founder of the Sins Invalid performance project and a founding member and current chair of the Black Disability Studies Working Group, with the National Black Disability Coalition. Moore is currently writing a Krip-Hop book, and his poetry/lyrics book, The Black Kripple Delivers Poetry & Lyrics was published by Poetic Matrix Press in the Winter of 2015.

The main entrance of the museum is accessible, with elevator access to all floors. The theater has accessible seating throughout and ADA accessible, all gender bathrooms, are available on floors -1, 3, 5, and 8. The theater is equipped with induction loops, assistive listening devices, and this event will have ASL Interpretation. Service animals welcome. Please come fragrance free. If you have questions about accessibility, or requests for accommodations, please email accessfeedback@whitney.org or call (646) 666-5574 (relay calls welcome). Learn more about access services.

Image of Leroy Moore in a sitting room, with a sofa table and lamp to his left and french doors in the background directly behind him, dressed in a black tuxedo with plum colored matching vest and bow tie looking left towards a speaker outside of the picture frame. Image by Pamela Juhl Photography

Image of Leroy Moore in a sitting room, with a sofa table and lamp to his left and french doors in the background directly behind him, dressed in a black tuxedo with plum colored matching vest and bow tie looking left towards a speaker outside of the picture frame. Image by Pamela Juhl Photography