Saturday 19 October, 3-4pm, free
Atlantic Avenue Art Block Lobby
In a special performance as part of Jeffrey Gibson’s exhibition Time Carriers at Esker Foundation, fifty performers will be brought together for a drumming event to give names to our current political climate.
This performance, presented in partnership with Springboard Performance, as part of the 2019 Fluid Festival, is a component of Jeffrey Gibson’s exhibition Time Carriers on view until 20 December.
Jeffrey Gibson is an interdisciplinary artist based in Hudson, NY. His artworks make reference to various aesthetic and material histories rooted in Indigenous cultures of the Americas, and in modern and contemporary subcultures. Gibson currently has two solo museum exhibitions traveling; LIKE A HAMMER, organized by the Denver Art Museum, and This Is The Day, organized by The Wellin Museum. Other notable solo exhibitions include The Anthropophagic Effect (2019), The New Museum, New York; Look How Far We’ve Come! (2017), Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee; Jeffrey Gibson: Speak to Me (2017), Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center; and A Kind of Confession (2016), Savannah College of Art and Design Museum. Select group exhibitions include The Whitney Biennial (2019), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Aftereffect (2019), Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver; Suffering from Realness (2019), Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams; Re:Define (2019), Heard Museum, Phoenix; and Art for a New Understanding:Native Voices, 1950s to Now (2018), Crystal Bridges, Bentonville. Gibson is a member of the faculty at Bard College.