Harmony Holiday on Kamau Brathwaite + Abbey Lincoln
Harmony Holiday will discuss voice and tone in the works of Kamau Brathwaite and Abbey Lincoln.
Sunday, April 10, 2022
(Pacific Standard Time)
Online via Zoom
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Harmony is a writer, dancer, archivist, and the author of 5 collections of poetry including Hollywood Forever and the forthcoming Maafa (Jan. 2022). She curates an archive of griot poetics and a related performance series at LA’s MOCA and a music and archive venue 2220arts that she runs with several friends, also in Los Angeles. She has received the Motherwell Prize from Fence Books, a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, a NYFA fellowship, a Schomburg Fellowship, a California Book Award, and a research fellowship from Harvad. She’s currently showing a film commissioned for LA’s 2020-21, and working on a collection of essaysand a biography of Abbey Lincoln,in addition to other writing, film, and curatorial projects.
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