In recognition of the 2023 Day With(out) Art, the Yale Office of LGBTQ Resources, the Yale University Art Gallery, the Yale Center for British Art, and Public Humanities at Yale are proud to partner with Visual AIDS to present Everyone I Know is Sick, a screening of five short videos highlighting connections between HIV and other forms of illness and disability. The program features work by Dorothy Cheung, Hiura Fernandes and Lili Nascimento, Beau Gomez, Dolissa Medina and Ananias P. Soria, Vasilios Papapitsios, and Kurt Weston.
From ChatGPT to Netflix, recent innovations have transformed everyday life. As technological progress and entrepreneurship continue to intersect and evolve, we find ourselves forced to reconcile with the value of tradition. What do we keep and what do we lose? Is the Metaverse an inventive substitute for real-life interactions? Should we aim to live in Smart Cities, fully operated by Artificial Intelligence and IoT systems? How should societies decide which elements should become obsolete, and which are crucial to preserve? Join our Session with Dr.
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In recognition of Worlds AIDS Day on December 1, 2023, this talk will examine the history of neoliberalism and neocolonialism in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States as well as the history of Black queer art and activism through a series of visits to a make-believe Black queer bookshop and gallery. While the visits are fictional, the objects in the bookshop and their histories are real. The trunk owned by the Nigerian-born British photographer Rotimi Fani-Kayode (1955–1989) will be a focus of this talk.
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Djamila Ribeiro and Keyna Eleison discuss the exhibition Isaac Julien: Lina Bo Bardi–A Marvellous Entanglement and Ribeiro’s book Lugar de Fala (Place of Speech), newly translated into English as Where We Stand. The book explores the concept that everyone has a social position in the world, a place of speech that should not be silenced.
Yale’s Arts Library and the Art & Architecture building (now Rudolph Hall), have encountered numerous changes over the last 60 years, including a fire, adaptive reuse by students, incomplete renovations, and finally rehabilitation, restoration, and expansion. Though Rudolph’s original design has adapted to meet the changing needs of its occupants, the building–and the library–have retained many of his signature touches and the library remains a significant research center for art, art history, architecture and drama studies on Yale’s campus and beyond.
In concerts across Europe in the 1780s, the young Viennese virtuosa Maria Theresia Paradis made blindness visible, even audible. Her performances invited listeners and viewers primed by horror ballads and literary romance to experience her story of trauma and misfortune within the frame of fictional narratives of doomed innocence and victimized Gothic heroines.
How does community-based archiving reimagine the conventional archive? Join us for a conversation about community-based archiving with Nancy Escalante, PhD Candidate in American Studies, as she talks about her dissertation project. She will discuss the María Guardado Collective and raise questions about conventional forms of knowledge production and the usefulness of thinking with a “counter-archive.” Escalante’s project explores how U.S.
Peabody curator and Yale ornithologist Richard Prum sits down with professor Joanna Radin to discuss his new book “Performance All the Way Down: Genes, Development, and Sexual Difference”. This much anticipated follow-up to 2017’s “Evolution of Beauty”, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, applies queer feminist theory to developmental genetics, arguing that individuals are not essentially male or female.
On December 15, YSC presents the AMOC* production of contemporary composer John Adams’s El Niño: Nativity Reconsidered with libretto by Peter Sellars and concept by Julia Bullock, “one of opera’s fastest-rising stars” (Vanity Fair). El Niño is a chamber music arrangement created and conducted by Christian Reif and was first performed at The Met Cloisters in 2018. The New York Times calls it “intimate, affecting and quietly rich with activism.”
How can reflecting on our experiences with gender equity help us build for the future? How can reflecting on our experiences with gender equity help us build for the future?
Please join vocalist, songwriter, performing/recording artist and educator Sarah Elizabeth Charles and Partner & Head of Independent Film at United Talent Agency Rena Ronson for a conversation centered around gender equity and inclusion; grounded in personal experience, learning, and imagining.