Tap into the deeper knowledge formations and structures that played out within the context of the Black Arts Movement. This BAM School Modality places emphasis on the span of ideas that informed the work, giving those historical and pedagogical bearing.

SESSION 1
FOCUS ON CHICAGO
August 2-14, 2021


Mondays–Thursdays, 9am–12pm CST
Poetry, Dance, History, Film, Design, Photography, Drama, Art and Music, led by the core faculty
Fridays, 9am–12pm CST
3-hour distillation with facilitators

Curriculum includes:

Festac ‘77
Improvisation
Collectivity
Black Aesthetics


All sessions are free for students and conducted via Zoom


Haki Madhubuti (Poetry, Publishing)
Darlene Blackburn (Choreography)
Roy Lewis (Photography)
Abdul Alkalimat (History)
Val Gray Ward (Drama)
Gerald Williams (Painting)
Robert E. Paige (Design)
Jae Jarell (Fashion, Design)
Wadsworth Jarell (Painting)
Darryl Cowherd (Photography)
Roscoe Mitchell (Music)