Thursday, Dec 17, 5-6 PM

Inter[SECTOR]: “Art, Abolition, and Immigration” with Jo Kreiter and CAC Exhibition Artists

Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
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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 Steib, whose works Cartografia Del Camino / Map of Detention Centers (2019) and Landscape Fever / Fiebre del Paisaje (2020), respectively, are part of Make America What America Must Become , An Exhibition of Gulf South Artists. This live conversation will be streamed on Facebook Live at 5 pm CDT on Thursday, December 17. RSVP to our Facebook Event, below to receive reminders to tune in! RSVP on Facebook Works Related to this Discussion Cartografia Del Camino (Map of Detention Centers) , 2019. interactive multimedia map embroidered on hand printed organza fabric, 70 x 50 in. Artists: Artist Collaboration: Savannah Levin, Lacy Levin, Nelle Edge, Caitlin, Natalia Roa, Elias Serhan, Antonia Zennaro View and learn more about the work at our Virtual Exhibition Landscape Fever / Fiebre del Paisaje, 2020. Super 8 archival footage, 3 min 18 sec. Artists: Gabrielle Garcia Steib, sound design by Udit Duseja. View and learn more about the work at our Virtual Exhibition The Wait Room by Jo Kreiter and Flyaway Productions Jo Kreiter's The Wait Room is a site-specific dance and aerial performance-based in the stories and experience of incarceration, and will be presented by the CAC in April 2021. 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.