A video recording of the September 27th webinar event: What Does Abolition Feel Like? Performance artist Anna Martine Whitehead discusses her artistic practice, focused on how she centers Black liberation, queer livingness, and creative alternatives to policing and prisons in her work. An artist talk was followed by a conversation between Whitehead and performer and poet, Gabrielle Civil. Introduced by Gwyneth Shanks (Theater and Dance at Colby).
Presented by the Colby Center for the Arts and Humanities. The Freedom & Captivity lecture series is sponsored by the Departments of American Studies, Anthropology, Art, English and Creative Writing, Music, Philosophy, Sociology, Theater and Dance, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, the African American Studies program, the Oak Institute for Human Rights, Colby Libraries, and the Cultural Events Committee.