Art As Ritual: A Conference on Lamentation in Contemporary Performance and Practice @ DIA

Nick Cave

Detroit based filmmaker Oren Goldenberg and Rector of Christ Church Cranbrook William (Bill) Danaher are the co-organizers of a unique, day-long event called “Art As Ritual: A Conference on Lamentation in Contemporary Performance and Practice.”

Artists, activists, academics and the interfaith community from Detroit and beyond are meeting to explore the ways in which contemporary artists use ritual in performance and social practice.The conference, if you can call it that, features a keynote address from artist Nick Cave, who spent alot of time exhibiting and collaborating throughout the City of Detroit last year. The event continues with 14 breakout sessions throughout the day, concluding with remarks from Israeli artist Yael Bartana.

It all happens Monday, Sept. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Nick Cave

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