Friday, September 24, 2021 to Sunday, 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. The performance incorporates dance,...Read more
Friday, March 26, 2021 to Sunday, 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...Read more
Thursday, February 25, 2021
The CAC is excited to present Inter[SECTOR], online conversations bringing together artists, activists, and policy-makers to discuss critical issues facing society today. Join us for the next conversation in our Inter[SECTOR]: Decarceration and the Arts series on Facebook Live, featuring Jo Kreiter (Artistic Director of Flyaway Productions), and Syrita Steib, criminal justice advocate and...Read more
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Inter[SECTOR], the CAC's conversation series with artists, activists, and policy-makers, returns with a discussion about the role of art in the modern abolitionist movements surrounding immigration issues in the US. Artist and moderator Jo Kreiter, Artistic Director of Flyaway Productions, will be joined by CAC exhibition artist / activists Savannah Levin, Antonia Zennaro, and Gabrielle Garcia...Read more
Friday, May 8, 2020
The CAC is excited to present Inter[SECTOR] , online conversations bringing together artists, activists, and policy-makers to discuss critical issues facing society today. Inter[SECTOR] begins with Decarceration and the Arts , a four-part series with San Francisco-based artist Jo Kreiter, Artist Director of Flyaway Productions and creator of the "The Wait Room", a spectacular aerial work that...Read more
The Graduates, founded in 2012, is a New Orleans-based performing arts organization comprised of former members of the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women (LCIW) Drama Club. Current ensemble members include: Taece Defillo, Carry Emerson, Jackie Hall, Ivy Matthis and Fox Rich. The Graduates and the LCIW Drama Club are co-directed by Kathy Randels of ArtSpot Productions and Ausettua...Read more