How do movement artists in different traditions contend with, honor, and resist the past? Artists Snowflake Calvert, Jarrel Phillips, Sara Shelton Mann, and Nadhi Thekkek, and presented a series of lecture demonstrations unpacking the influence of the past and tradition on their artmaking, followed by a group discussion by Claudia La Rocco, former Director of Community Engagement at SFMOMA and Editorial Director of SFMOMA's Open Space.
(L to R from top) Nadhi Thekkek, Jarrel Phillips, Sara Shelton Mann, and Snowflake Calvert
SEPT 26, 2019, 6 PM at the Women’s Building in San Francisco
INHERITED BODIES was presented by Bridge Live Arts and SFMOMA's Open Space. INHERITED BODIES was part of “Signals from the West: Bay Area Artists in Conversation with Merce at 100”, a program made possible by the Merce Cunningham Trust, ODC Theater, SFMOMA’s Open Space, National Endowment for the Arts, Kenneth Rainin Foundation, San Francisco’s Grants for the Arts, the Walter & Elise Haas Foundation, the Zellerbach Family Foundation, the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, and generous individual donors.