CEE | Center for Experimental Ethnography
Join us on May 1, 2023 for 12 hours of revelry, performance, screenings, and conversation in celebration of our fifth anniversary. Events kick off with a live performance of Primo Maggio, with screenings, performances, and treats throughout. Chill out in a relaxation installation, hear from Afghanistan's most prominent media makers in exile (in a conversation led by Wazhmah Osman), hear from Amitav Ghosh, participate in multiple soundings with Imani Uzuri, watch a drag performance by Cookie D'orio, dance to late night beats from DJ Reezy, and so much more!
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Primo Maggio Anarchico
Trust Your Moves Choir
Trust Your Moves Choir guided by Steven Feld at the Main Entrance Upstairs Landing.
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Suture Self in the Garden Disco
Emily Carris Duncan
A relaxation installation with lush textiles, plants, and music will provide the backdrop for a conversation about the quilt as an intimate textile that fosters rest, safety, and joy.
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Soundings in the Chinese Rotunda
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Creating Future Countrysides and Future Cities`
Creating Future Countrysides and Future Cities: Portraits, Collaborations, and Non-Citizens in the Post-Industrial Present. A discussion about different forms of portraiture, which will include some ...
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch and Screening of Mexican Psychotic
A screening of Ricardo Bracho's completed Mexican Psychotic video along with the videos made by students in his surrealism class (Widener Hall)
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
A Conversation on Institutional Decolonizing
A discussion about institutional decolonizing with Wayne Modest and James Claiborne.
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Ethnography of No Place Screening (Directed by Saya Woolfalk and Rachel Lears)
A screening of an early film collaboration by Saya Woolfalk and Rachel Lears, followed by a multi-modal response developed by members of CAMRA (Widener Hall)
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Soundings procession from Widener to Mosaic Gallery Outdoor Space, led by Imani Uzuri
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Horn to Horn
A listening session to a collaboration with honking horn truck drivers in Accra (Africa Gallery)
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Mosaic Gallery Coffee & Snack
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Media in Exile/The Embodiment of Displacement
A panel discussion with screenings with well-known Afghan media makers in exile.
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
doomsday: a lecture demonstration
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Place, Space, Time, Dance: Getting from Here to There
Screenings and a discussion about what we get and take away from the value a place/space holds/shares, about how we move over time and space, and about whether or not this changes (Rainey)
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Dinner & Jungle-Nama
Screening of clips from 'Retold' Documentary and Discussion (Widener Hall)
9:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Drag Performance by Cookie D'iorio/Bearded Ladies
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM (+1 day)
DJ and Dancing
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