Join the CAC for a wine-and-cheese reception and special after-hours viewing of Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, followed by a one-night-only poetry reading by Russ M. Herman from his new book of poetry, “The Topography of Life, Love and Travel.”
Russ Herman, who is nationally recognized ... Read more
Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, the fourth iteration of this citywide exhibition opening November 18, 2017, and running through February 25, 2018, alludes to the city’s unique cultural landscape as a creative force.
Cultural synthesis and syncretism inform many of the central issues explored in Prospect.4. The ... Read more
Join us for a conversation with EN MAS’ contributing artist, Nicolás Dumit Estévez, as he delves into his elusive art practice, his relationship to the Caribbean, and the impact that his piece C Room, created specifically for EN MAS’, has had on his ever-evolving notions of identity and home. Born in Santiago, Dominican Republic, ... Read more
Join Curator of EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean, Claire Tancons for a curatorial walkthrough of the exhibition EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art in the Caribbean. During this intimate gathering, Tancons will speak in-depth about her vision around conceptualizing and curating the exhibition with her co-Curator, ... Read more
This exhibition is curated by Claire Tancons and Krista Thompson; organized and presented by the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), New Orleans; and co-organized as a traveling exhibition by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York.
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean is a pioneering exploration of the influences of Carnival on contemporary performance practices in the Caribbean, North America, and Europe.
Conceived around a series of nine commissioned performances realized during the 2014 Caribbean Carnival season across ... Read more
Join Curator Regine Basha for a curatorial walkthrough of the exhibition Mark of the Feminine. During this intimate gathering, Basha delves into her curatorial vision and ideas for putting together such a remarkable selection of work. Following the walkthrough a small reception will take place with the curator ... Read more