UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents Southern Rites by Gillian Laub on display from October 15 through December 12. In Southern Rites, Laub engages her skills as a photographer, filmmaker, and visual activist to examine the realities of racism and raise questions that are simultaneously painful and essential to understanding the American consciousness. Free timed-entry tickets are available for UMBC students, faculty and staff who are pre-approved to visit campus, in addition to an interactive virtual tour of the exhibition.
The Gallery at OCA Mocha presents SPACES: Co-creating Communities at UMBC, featuring artwork by Tess McRae, opening on Sunday, November 15, and continuing through Thursday, December 10. A collaboration with UMBC's Center for Democracy and Civic Life (CDCL), the exhibition celebrates OCA Mocha's one year anniversary, and also celebrates other student-made spaces that foster collaboration, engagement, and community.
Please join us for an online lecture by Christopher K. Morgan, who brings over 20 years of international experience and high artistic acclaim to his leadership roles as Artistic & Executive Director of Christopher K. Morgan & Artists (CKM&A), as Director of the Dance Omi International Dance Collective, and as the recently-appointed Executive Artistic Director of Dance Place in Washington D.C.
Please join us for an online lecture by Rosy Simas, a transdisciplinary artist who historically has presented work as a choreographer. She is Haudenosaunee, Seneca, Heron clan. Culture, history, and identity stored in her body are the underpinning of all of her work as a dance artist, administrator, and advocate. Her choreography investigates how culture, history and identity are stored in the body and expressed in movement.