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KOHSHIN FINLEY AND DIEDRICK BRACKENS IN CONVERSATION

In conjunction with Plumb Line—Charles White and the Contemporary at CAAM, Kohshin Finley and Diedrick Brackens will discuss their practice in a conversation moderated by Essence Harden.

KOHSHIN FINLEY AND DIEDRICK BRACKENS IN CONVERSATION

Wednesday, August 21, at 7 pm.

California African American Museum

600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles.

From top: Kohshin Finley (left) and Diedrick Brackens, photographs courtesy and © the artists, the photographers, and CAAM; Kohshin Finley, Listen to the Officer, 2017, diptych, oil and mixed media on canvas, courtesy and © the artist; Diedrick Brackens (2), demigod, 2019, photograph by Dario Lasagni, courtesy and © the artist; Kohshin Finley, poem, courtesy and © the artist and Cultured Magazine.

ADEE ROBERSON

RIDDIMS—a new exhibition by Adee Roberson—opens this week at Human Resources.

On Sunday, Roberson will host a block party—including a performance by Thurmon Green—and join curator Essence Harden in conversation.

ADEE ROBERSON—RIDDIMS

Opening: Wednesday, July 3, 6 pm through 9 pm.

ADEE ROBERSON and ESSENCE HARDEN in conversation

Sunday, July 7, at 2 pm.

Human Resources

410 Cottage Home Street, downtown Los Angeles.

Roberson is also participating in the group exhibition Brave New Worlds—Explorations of Space at the Palm Springs Art Museum.

Adee Roberson. Images courtesy and the artist. Second from top: Adee Roberson’s studio. Third from top: Cosmis Palms (3D), 2016, risograph print.

SHINIQUE SMITH AND HAMZA WALKER

In conjunction with SHINIQUE SMITH—REFUGE (curated by Essence Harden, at CAAM), Smith and Hamza Walker will talk about the artist’s work and “its intersections with both contemporary art and social justice advocacy through the arts.”*

 

SHINIQUE SMITH and HAMZA WALKER IN CONVERSATION

Thursday, August 2, at 7 pm.

SHINIQUE SMITH—REFUGE, through September 9.

CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles.

caamuseum.org/shinique-smith-and-hamza-walker

caamuseum.org/shinique-smith-refuge

Above: Installation detail, Shinique Smith—Refuge.

Shinique Smith, Mitumba Deity II, 2018, Shinique Smith—Refuge. Photo courtesy Colony Little.

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