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.
In the wake of the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor by police, artists and activists took to the streets to protest for racial justice. This event brings together in conversation two of these artists with UW-Madison faculty from the Art Department and the Chazen Museum.
THE HARVEST is an an evening of Hip-Hop theater and concert dance through the fundamentals and lens of Hip-Hop culture.
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.
Michele Byrd-McPhee will be joined by guest artist Ursula Rucker. Rucker is a renowned spoken word and recording artist and activist. At this event, they will discuss her background and career.
Michele Bryd-McPhee is one of the keynote speakers for the annual Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) National Conference. She will be joined by Assistant Professor Duane Lee Holland, Jr. in UW-Madison’s Dance Department.
Interdisciplinary Artist-in Residence Michele Byrd-McPhee will be joined by guest artist LaTasha Barnes for a virtual conversation. Barnes is an internationally recognized and awarded dancer, and educator and will talk about various dance forms and her research.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts to host virtual conference The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) will hold its 8th annual National Conference, “Land and Equity: The Art and Politics of …
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts (presenter) welcomes Michele Byrd-McPhee as the fall 2020 interdisciplinary artist. Michele Byrd-McPhee is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, producer, curator and director of Ladies of Hip-Hop. Byrd-McPhee has …