Round table discussion, “Marronage: an exercise in escape and reinvention”
Where: Palau de la Virreina
La Rambla, 99

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Fer-se cimarrón: un exercici de la fugida i la reinvenció

Round table discussion, “Marronage: an exercise in escape and reinvention”


Saturday 14 october, 7 pm
Espai LAB. Free entry

This is a conversation between the Afro-Caribbean artists who form part of the exhibition Renegade Anti-Futurism, the Afro-Caribbean healer/curator of the exhibition, Yuderkys Espinosa, and the audience. The conversation will revolve around aesthetic/sensthetic marronage and its decolonial and world-producing commitment. Participants: Yoel Díaz, Nitzaira Leonor, Yelaine Rodríguez, Evel Romain. Moderator: Yuderkys Espinosa Miñoso.

Yelaine Rodríguez (Dominican Republic/USA) is an Afro-Dominican artist, educator, curator and cultural organizer from the United States. Her interfaith and intercountry narratives explore identity and race.

Evel Romain (Haiti/USA) is a member of the artist collective Atis Rezistans and the Grand Rue Sculptors movement, and he has participated in and organized the Ghetto Biennale. Much of his work reflects his African spiritual heritage.

Yoel Díaz Vázquez (Germany) is an artist of Cuban origin who has lived and worked in Berlin since 2006. In his work, which encompasses media such as sculpture, drawing, photography, video and installations, he explores individual and collective responses to power.

Nitzayra Leonor (Puerto Rico) is a multidisciplinary Afro-Caribbean artist who works with engraving, photography, the body and ceramics to develop a plastic language based on her experience, memory and identity.

Yuderkys Espinosa Miñoso (Dominican Republic) is an Afro-Caribbean thinker, writer and teacher. She is the healer/curator of the research and exhibition project “The Future Is Gone: Renegade Anti-Futurism”, which opens on 11 and 12 October in La Virreina and Arts Santa Mónica.


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