An Evening with M. Lamar
Monday, November 30, 2015, 7 - 9pm
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In a free, public event M. Lamar presents some of his most poignant material focusing on mass incarceration from the plantation to the penitentiary, about desire and self destruction. Following Lamar's performance he will be joined in conversation by scholar of Law and Queer Theory Tucker Culbertson.
M. Lamar is a composer who works across opera, metal, performance, video, sculpture and installation to craft sprawling narratives of radical racial and sexual becomings. Lamar holds a BFA from The San Francisco Art Institute and attended the Yale School of Art, sculpture program, before dropping out to pursue music.
Lamar’s work has been presented internationally, most recently at MoMa PS1, Issue Project Room New York, The Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco; Human resources, Los Angeles;Wesleyan University; Participant Inc., New York; New Museum, New York; Södra Teatern, Stockholm; Warehouse9, Copenhagen; WWDIS Fest, Gothenburg and Stockholm; The International Theater Festival, Donzdorf, Germany; Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York; Performance Space 122, New York; and African American Art & Culture Complex, San Francisco; among others.
Located in The Great Hall, in the Foundation Building, 7 East 7th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues