Friday, February 8th, 1:00-5:30 p.m.
Saturday, February 9th, 1:00-5:30 p.m.
Special Breakfast Film Program
Saturday, February 9th, 10:00 a.m. – Noon
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Einstein Auditorium, Barney Building, 34 Stuyvesant Street
Free adminission with reservations, email RSVP@performa-arts.org
Indicate the dates you will attend with your reservation. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
ThePerforma Institute and NYU Steinhardt are pleased to present Get Ready for the Marvelous: Black Surrealism in Dakar, Fort de France, Havana, Johannesburg, New York City, Paris, Port au Prince, 1932-2013, a groundbreaking conference exploring historical Surrealism in the African Diaspora and its relevance to contemporary art. The conference is a platform to elaborate on the group of international black artists who were directly or tangentially involved in Surrealism, engaging with it as an ideology, artistic movement, and a state of mind—a way of being in the world—and their influence on contemporary art and culture throughout the African Diaspora. READ MORE