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Listening Session: Nahum Dimitri Chandler

SUN, Apr 24, 2016
2 pm

Floor Five, Neil Bluhm Family Galleries

Nahum Dimitri Chandler hosts a listening session as part of Open Plan: Cecil Taylor. Chandler is a Professor in the School of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine. A philosopher and historian of critical thought, he is a scholar of the work of W.E.B. Du Bois, Jacques Derrida, and Cecil Taylor, whom he hosted as an artist in residence while director of the Program in Comparative American Cultures at Johns Hopkins University. "Anacrusis," the opening of his book X: The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Thought (2014), is dedicated to Cecil Taylor.

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A 30-second online art project:
LaTurbo Avedon, Morning Mirror / Evening Mirror

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