AFROPUNK PRESENTS THE TRIPTYCH ON PUBLIC TELEVISION
LIVE PANEL DISCUSSION ON EPISODE TO TAKE PLACE FEBRUARY 3RD IN HARLEM
AFROPUNK has announced their participation in the innovative AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange documentary series with their episode AFROPUNK presents The Triptych airing February 9th via Public Television. Produced by Matthew Morgan and Jocelyn Cooper of AFROPUNK and directed by Terence Nance and Barron Claiborne the film immerses AFROPUNK in the world of fine art. This episode exemplifies that of 3 of todays most celebrated visual artists:
Sanford Biggers, Wangechi Mutu and Barron Claiborne.
Biggers, an interdisciplinary artist, is known for his dramatic works fusing film, video, installation, sculpture, drawing, original music and performance, offering new perspectives on established cultural symbols. Wangechi Mutu, an international multimedia artist and sculptor, is perhaps best known for her fantastical collages melding the female form with machine, animal and unexpected parts. Claiborne is a renowned photographer whose works explore the historical, mythological and imaginary; they have been published in outlets such as Newsweek, New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone and Interview, among others.
Additionally please join AFROPUNK for a live panel discussion that includes Terence Nance, Matthew Morgan and Jocelyn Cooper on the film. The panel will take place February 3rd at Imagination Raw Space in Harlem from 6:00pm – 8:30pm and will be streaming live from http://Blackpublicmedia.org