In June 2020, George Floyd’s brutal death at the hands of the police intensified our thinking about social justice issues and compelled us to take action. In response, the Division of the Arts formed the …
In “Advancing Hip Hop as a Path Toward Equity,” hip hop artists, scholars, and educators will share artistic representations, discuss connections between hip hop and youth-led movements for Black lives, and share proven practices in hip hop education as paths toward youth empowerment and equity.
THE HARVEST is an an evening of Hip-Hop theater and concert dance through the fundamentals and lens of Hip-Hop culture.
The Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI)’s Just Bust! is Madison’s longest running open mic and is being hosted virtually for the fall. Stacey “Flygirrl” Wilson will provide a time lapse video of her creating artwork. Stacey is a guest artist of Michele Byrd-McPhee’s Interdisciplinary Arts Residency.
Michele Byrd-McPhee will be joined by guest artist Stacey “Flygirrl” Wilson for a virtual conversation. Wilson will talk about her artistic practice and background in event planning.
Guest artist Ursula Rucker and former Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence Marc Bamuthi Joseph (spring 2007) will be in conversation during the 2020 Passing the Mic Festival.