Upcoming

2020-2021 Inter[SECTOR] Programs

Inter[SECTOR] is the CAC’s three-year multidisciplinary arts programming centering cross-sector engagements with the fields of carceral justice, healthcare, and the environment. During the 20-21 season Inter[SECTOR] examines the impact of mass incarceration on our community through performances, workshops, and virtual conversations created and led by women and non-binary artists alongside individuals impacted by the in justices in the prison system. Explore these programs and more, below!



Contemporary Arts Center

The Prison Music Project: Hosted by Zoe Boekbinder, Featuring Ani DiFranco, Princess Shaw, BL Shirelle, and Guests

A CAC Inter[SECTOR] Program
March 26, 2021 to March 28, 2021

The Prison Music Project is a collective of artists — inside and outside of prison — who share stories that catalyze a shift to a form of justice that focuses on healing rather than punishment. 

The collective began in 2010 when incarcerated artists and writers at New Folsom Prison began to collaborate with volunteer teaching artist Zoe Boekbinder. The resulting thirteen songs, written by the collective and performed by a diverse cast, were released on the debut album Long Time Gone via Righteous Babe Records in June 2020. 

Read more →
Contemporary Arts Center

"The Wait Room" by Jo Kreiter and Flyaway Productions

A CAC Inter[SECTOR] Program
September 24, 2021 to September 26, 2021

The centerpiece of the CAC's Inter[SECTOR] 2021 programs, Jo Kreiter’s The Wait Room is a site-specific dance and aerial performance-based in the stories and experience of incarceration. Utilizing a large, hydraulic stage shaped as a clock dial, The Wait Room exposes the physical, psychic, and emotional burden of prison for women with incarcerated loved ones.

Read more →

Past Events

AN ILIAD

September 27, 2014 to September 28, 2014