Join us for a two-part event bringing together artist and filmmaker Ja’Tovia Gary and Frank B. Wilderson III, professor of African American Studies at UC Irvine and author of Afropessimism (2020). The event will begin with a screening of Gary’s film The Giverny Document (Single Channel) (2019) at 6:00pm EST and will be immediately followed by a conversation between Gary and Wilderson at 7:00pm EST.
This event is organized by graduate students in the Film and Visual Studies Ph.D. program in the Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies in collaboration with the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts and marks the keynote presentation of the graduate conference (Im)possibility, ongoing from October 8- 10, 2020. The Giverny Document (https://www.jatovia.com/the-giverny-document-2019#1
will be available on our website for the duration of the conference here (https://bit.ly/3jk1TVw). Please see the conference website (https://www.vesgrad.com/) for more information and a full schedule.