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That Which is Fundamental: Co-Curators in Conversation

Saturday - 6:00pm (ET)
May 13, 2017

The Slought Foundation
4017 Walnut Street Philadelphia PA 19104
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Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut St
Saturday May 13th, 6:00pm
Exhibition: Thursday, May 4th – Sunday, May 28th

Bowerbird and Slought present a conversation between Tiona Nekkia McClodden and Dustin Hurt, co-curators of That Which is Fundamental, discussing the life and work of Julius Eastman, the exhibition, the concert series, and the three-year-long journey of research and organizing that brought the retrospective to fruition.

Gallery hours and more information: https://www.thatwhichisfundamental.com/exhibition/

Julius Eastman: That Which is Fundamental is an interdisciplinary, multi-artist project that examines the life, work, and resurgent influence of Julius Eastman, a gay African American composer and performer who was active internationally in the 1970s and 80s, but who died homeless at the age of 49, leaving an incomplete but compelling collection of scores and recordings. The culmination of more than three years of research, this first iteration of this project will take place in Philadelphia in May 2017. Events include four major concerts – including several modern “premieres” of recently recovered works – and a multi-disciplinary exhibition featuring archival materials and work by ten contemporary artists who engage with Eastman and the fragmented nature of his legacy.

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