Programming Committee Spring/Summer 2019 Announcement
Nov 26 2018
Gloria Galvez, Jasmine Nyende, Dorit Cypis, Chris Tyler, Daleen Saah, and Yewande Pearse
Fall/Winter Season Announcement
Oct 12 2018 - Feb 10 2019
A series of programs asks audiences to activate their memories, reassess social structures and mobilize for the commons of our collective futurity.
Year End Dish
Dec 15 2018, 12-2PM
A brunch organized by Hard to Read’s Fiona Duncan and scholar Sara Constantino around the role of gossip.
The New Internet Commons: READER on Black Twitter - effects of web 2.0 on blackness
Jan 17 2019, Doors 7:30PM, Program 8PM
Cassandra Press tackles the underanalyzed intersection of blackness, online community & identity, and the inherent racism of app culture.
Jan 26 2019, Doors 7:30PM, Performances 8PM
Curated by Carmina Escobar, Fy, and Tom Leeser, join us for a listening party and an evening of performances where artists present their interpretations of the word scream.
Movement Practice Residency: Site Specific Strategies
Oct 20 - Jan 27
A series of research and practice sessions for movement artists and creators, focusing on the development of site-specific performance work.
The New Internet Commons
An ongoing series of events which aims to understand the state of the world wide web today in contrast with the early unravelings of its utopian vision.
Alexandria PDF Library
A repository for digital files uploaded by and available to NAVEL's visitors via the wifi at our physical site
A platform to discuss the organization of living beings in physical space — past, present, and possible futures.
Nov 29-30 2018, Doors 8PM, Performance 8:30PM
Jermaine Spivey & Spenser Theberge premiere a new work in collaboration with filmmaker John de Menil.
Amiri Baraka's Revolutionary Theater
Oct 18 & Nov 17 2018
A celebration of poet and playright Amiri Baraka's approach to theatre and performance, which he saw as both an essential elements of everyday life in healthy communities, and tools for the building and sustaining of revolutionary consciousness within the diaspora.