Join us on Saturday, February 22, 12-1pm ET-US with the next broadcast of Networked Conversations featuring performance artist Sheldon Scott & Peter Nesbett, director of the Washington Project for the Arts. Hosted by Randall Packer from the Underground Studio Bunker in Washington DC.
Networked Conversations is online, free, and global. Register & reserve an online seat by clicking on “Save My Spot” in the Crowdcast event below. If you have already registered, access the panel here before the event goes live. You will receive notifications once you have reserved your spot.
| About Peter Nesbett |
Peter Nesbett is an award-winning art historian, curator, and editor. He is currently the Keeper of Imaginative Futures at Washington Project for the Arts in Washington DC, which supports artist-driven projects, dialogue, and advocacy in the nation’s capital. Additionally, he is one half of Triple Candie, a curatorial production agency that ran two galleries in Harlem between 2001 and 2010 and now organizes exhibitions internationally. He has co-edited six books, including Pigeons on the Grass, Alas: Contemporary Curators Talk About the Field, Letters to a Young Artist, and the two-volume publication, The Complete Jacob Lawrence. He holds an MA in Art History from the University of Washington, Seattle, and a BA in Visual Studies from Cornell University.
| About Sheldon Scott |
Sheldon Scott lives and works in Washington, DC. He was born and raised in Pawley’s Island in the Gullah/Geechee Lowcountry of South Carolina. His fine-art practices plays in the intersection of race, sexuality and economics, while impugning mythologies of black male supernaturality, and includes works of performance, sculpture, installation, photography, spoken word, creative nonfiction, objects and ephemera. Scott was the recipient of a commission from the National Portrait Gallery to create the performance work IDENTIFY. He has also exhibited at the WPA Select Auction, Arlington Arts Center, Art Miami, the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, National African Art Museum, Katzen Art Museum, (among others) and has been recently been acquired by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Scott is represented by ConnerSmith Gallery in Washington, DC.
| About NETWORKED CONVERSATIONS |
Networked Conversations brings people together in live creative dialogue, online via the Third Space Network (3SN). As our own alternative media, we debate the latest issues and break the news: all from a uniquely art & activist perspective. Networked Conversations is hosted by Randall Packer & broadcast from the Underground Studio Bunker in Washington, DC.
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