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Speaking the Blues: An Evening of Poetry

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.

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

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