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In this vlog, artist and educator Christine Sun Kim speaks with artist William Pope.L about his use of language in the Skin Set Drawings (2001-2005).
Listen to artist William Pope.L’s full public program and performance, Burying the Blues. The program was presented in conjunction with the exhibition Blues for Smoke.
In this video, documentation of artist William Pope.L’s public program Burying the Blues is accompanied by Pope.L’s thoughts on the legacy of blues music. The program was presented in conjunction with the exhibition Blues for Smoke.
In this video, the poets Cornelius Eady, Tracie Morris, Fred Moten, Haryette Mullen, and Patricia Smith read selections of their work related to the aesthetic of blues music. Speaking the Blues was presented in conjunction with the exhibition Blues for Smoke.
In conjunction with his exhibition Blues for Smoke, curator Bennett Simpson, from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, discusses the vitality and innovation at the core of the blues tradition as a major catalyst for experimentation within modern and contemporary art.