Reflections on the performance felt room by BodyCartography Project The performance space is a stage-less, featureless, roomy white cube with only the functional elements in it: white dance floor, lights, speakers, no chairs. Five dancers share floor with the audience. A pile of white cloth in the corner: dancers will use that. Most of the audience members sit along walls, but some break off towards the center of the space, wondering among dancers before taking position on the floor. One…
Mapping Prejudice Volunteer Transcript Session at the Weisman Art Museum
Mapping Prejudice is a team of dedicated individuals who are building a map that shows how racial restrictions were used to reserve land exclusive for white people for most of the twentieth century. And they’re looking for your help!
They are setting up shop at the Weisman Art Museum to host a series of volunteer transcript sessions to help map racial covenants. Volunteers examine text flagged in property deeds containing racial language and answer a series of questions.
You are not required to stay for the entire two hours, but please be present at 1:00 p.m. to receive the introduction information required to participate.
You can find Mapping Prejudice in the museum on the following dates: