september, 2019

28sep2:00 pmVANCOUVER - Talk "France as a Black Space" @ Or Gallery2:00 pm PST Or Gallery, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2R1, Canada

Event Details

On Saturday September 28th at 2pm, Or Gallery will host a conversation with Françoise Vergès and Olivier Marboeuf on black cultural spaces in France. Bodies, Borders and Fields is the funds of a series of events around Black and Blackness emerging from the conversations that took place as part of the 1967 ‘Black’ issue of artscanada (now Canadian art).

Location to be announced.

François Vergès is a Paris-based author, curator and activist whose most recent publication, Un Féminisme Décolonial (2019), considers the perspective of racialized feminists and the conditions for intersectional solidarity. She has produced documentary films on Maryse Condé and Aimé Césaire, and was project advisor for documenta 11 (2002) and the Triennae de Paris (2011).

Olivier Marboeuf
is an author, critic, performer and curator. In Paris, he founded and directed the contemporary arts space, l’Espace Khiasma, from 2004 until its close in 2018. At Khiasma, he developed a program centering on different modalities of knowledge transmission. Marboeuf’s proposals are inscribed in conversational practices and speculative narratives, attempting to create ephemeral sites for trans-cultural entanglement.


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(Saturday) 2:00 pm PST


Or Gallery

555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2R1, Canada

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