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July 25, 2016 / Damali Abrams

That Old Black Magic (Happiness Spell #1)

That Old Black Magic (Happiness Spell #1), 2016,
Damali Abrams the Glitter Priestess

Whitney Museum Independent Study Program Studio Exhibition
May 19-June 2 2016

Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Project Space

May 9, 2014 / Damali Abrams

Escape

 

Escape, 2014, created at The Center for Book Arts in a class taught by The Good School.

November 5, 2013 / Damali Abrams

damali abrams’ Residency: Week 3 Report – Groundation Grenada

Groundation Grenada

:: by damali abrams ::

I spent last week in Grenada and facilitated a two-day performance art workshop with Groundation Grenada. The workshop was absolutely amazing! There were twelve very enthusiastic participants. Students, teachers, actors, models, photographers, writers, videographers and more, representing a wide age range.


 

The first day we were at The National Museum. I created a presentation showing as much of a variety of performance art as I could in an hour. Rather than presenting in chronological order, I went back and forth between contemporary and older examples. Sheena Rose’s recent Sweet Gossip performances in Barbados, Lorraine Ogrady as Mlle Bourgeois Noir, My Barbarian, Anna Mendieta, Michelle Isava in Trinidad, Yoko Ono and so on. I showed photos and videos. The group was very engaged and we had some compelling discussions about the topics raised in each performance as well as the methods utilized by the various performance…

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February 5, 2013 / Damali Abrams

damali abrams’ Nathan Cummings Foundation Artist Talk

Caribe Now: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Diaspora at The Nathan Cummings Foundation, organized by El Museo del Barrio

September 29, 2011 / Damali Abrams

Dear Diary at The Vent Festival, 2011

August 25, 2011 / Damali Abrams

Dear Diary at Guyana Diaspora exhibit, 2011

April 4, 2011 / Damali Abrams

Dear Diary at the Afrikan Poetry Theatre, 2011