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Artists Space, in collaboration with Mark Christman and Ars Nova Workshop, is pleased to present Milford Graves: Fundamental Frequency, a multiform retrospective exhibition and event series dedicated to the life and work of interdisciplinary artist and percussionist Milford Graves.
Mona Kareem is a writer, literary scholar, and literary translator working between Arabic and English. She is the author of three poetry collections, and most recently, the trilingual chapbook “Femme Ghosts.” She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and is a Translator-in-Residence at Princeton University. Her translations include Octavia Butler’s Kindred into Arabic (Takween Publishing); Ashraf Fayadh’s Instructions Within (The Operating System), longlisted for the BTBA 2017 awards; and Ra’ad Abdulqadir’s selected poems, Except for This Unseen Thread. Reading followed by Q&A.
An evening of celebration in song sharing Spirituals, Gospel and South African songs from African American and African sacred music traditions.
Come and enjoy the students' original compositions and ensemble pieces on marimba, vibraphone, glockenspiel, and more.