Brooklyn Museum to Launch 'Off the Wall' with Wangechi Mutu's FANTASTIC JOURNEY, 2/20

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Artwork by Saya Woolfalk

On February 20, the Brooklyn Museum will launch Off the Wall, a Thursday evening series featuring site-specific performances inspired by exhibitions on view. The first Off the Wall will explore Wangechi Mutu's futuristc vision through an original performance by musician and performer Daví; art-making with artist Saya Woolfalk; an Octavia Butler-inspired reading with Kiini Ibura Salaam; and a curator-led tour with Saisha Grayson of the exhibition Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey, on view until March 9.

Tickets are $12, and include museum admission. Tickets can be purchased at www.museumtix.com or at the visitor's services desk. Brooklyn Museum Members receive free admission, which can be reserved via the membership hotline at (718) 501-6326. A cash bar will be available from 8- 9:30 p.m.

OFF THE WALL: "Fantastic Journey"

February 20, 2014

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Tour: A Fantastic Journey

Curator Saisha Grayson will lead a tour of Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey.

Talk: Fantastic Visions: Black Women Writers Talk Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler's Afrofuturistic novels have taken millions of readers on mind-bending fantastic journeys, but what about the writer herself? Using audio and video clips, four Afrofuturists--novelist N.K. Jemisin, poet and professor Mendi D. Lewis, artist and writer Kiini Ibura Salaam, and writer and storyteller Ibi Zoboi--will engage in conversation with Butler's fantastic ideas, visions, and brilliance.




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