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FREE EVENT: AF·FIXING CEREMONY: Four Movements for Essex (with Tiona McClodden)

Friday - 8:00pm (ET)
January 15, 2016

The Rotunda
4014 Walnut St Philadelphia PA 19104
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Bowerbird is pleased to present Philadelphia based filmmaker and artist Tiona McClodden conducting a live presentation and artist talk for her project Af·fixing Ceremony: Four Movements for Essex, which recently debuted in recognition of 2015’s Day With(out) Art. Af·fixing Ceremony commemorates the life and work of celebrated African-American poet Essex Hemphill who was a important member of Washington D.C.’s poetry and artistic community. This is the twentieth anniversary of Hemphill’s death from HIV/AIDS complications on November 4, 1995 in Philadelphia, PA.

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