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A shortlist of cultural content for the week of November 23, 2020.


“THE SINGULAR PRACTICE of Sonya Clark will be showcased for the first time with a full-scale survey at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, D.C. A textile and social practice artist, Clark explores issues of race, identity, visibility, and Blackness, expressing herself in a variety of mediums, from mixed-media and installation to sculpture and performance. Spanning 25 years, the mid-career survey will feature nearly 100 works of art. Sonya Clark: Tatter, Bristle, and Mend opens March 3, 2021.”


“This Mini Art Lesson honors Pride Month and queer artists of color by exploring the work of Jeffrey Gibson, an artist of Choktaw and Cherokee heritage who infuses historical and contemporary elements of Native American culture into his art. Follow along for step-by-step instructions to create garments of healing or fabric banners inspired by Gibson’s own artwork.”

Watch: Any Time

Twenty Summers was thrilled to welcome author & journalist Jenna Wortham in residence at the Hawthorne Barn this past September, and to host a virtual conversation with photographer Naima Green
Naima Green’s exhibit Brief & Drenching is on view at Fotografiksa until February 2021, and Jenna Wortham’s Black Futures, co-edited by Kimberly Drew, will be published by Penguin Random House in December 2020. “


“Host Susan Kelechi Watson is joined by writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, director and adapter Kamilah Forbes, actor Jharrel Jerome, and thought leaders Adrienne Maree Brown, Kimberly Nicole Foster, and Sonya Renee Taylor to relive moments from HBO’s Between The World And Me and to unpack being Black in America, educational indoctrination, and ‘The Dream.'”