In The Presence of Others: Principles for Decolonial Film
30 Sep 2020
7:30PM - 8:30PM
|Where||Vera List Center for Art and Politics & UnionDocs
322 Union Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Join us Vera List Center for Art and Politics or at UnionDocs’ new UNDO LEAN-TO to celebrate the launch of World Records newest volume: In the Presence of Others, edited by Jason Fox and Nicholas Gamso and published by UnionDocs. UnionDocs and the Vera List Center are inviting scholar Ariella Aïsha Azoulay, Vera List Center 2018-2020 Fellow Helene Kazan, and the artist/activists of MTL Collective (Nitasha Dhillon and Amin Husain) to present new work and engage with MTL Collective’s “Principles for Decolonial Film,” in order to examine film’s potential for what Azoulay has called “unlearning imperialism” in her recent book, Potential History: Unlearning Imperialism.
Ariella Aïsha Azoulay, artist and Professor of Comparative Literature and Modern Culture, and Media, Brown University
Nitasha Dhillon, writer, artist, educator, and organizer, MTL Collective
Amin Husain, lawyer, artist, and activist, MTL Collective
Helene Kazan, artist, 2018-2020 Vera List Center Fellow
Register for tickets to gather with a small group in the new UNDO LEAN-TO with MTL Collective and broadcasting online with other guests and online viewers.