Tavia Nyongo is a cultural critic and an Associate Professor in the Department of Performance Studies at New York University. He writes on art, music, politics, culture, and theory. His first book, The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance, and the Ruses of Memory (Minnesota, 2009), won the Errol Hill Award for best book in African American theatre and performance studies. He is completing a study of fabulation in black aesthetics and embarking on another on queer wildness. Nyongo has published in venues such as Radical History Review, Criticism, GLQ, TDR, Women & Performance, WSQ, The Nation, Triple Canopy, The New Inquiry, and n+1. He is co-editor of the journal Social Text and the Sexual Cultures book series at New York University press. He regularly blogs at Bully Bloggers.
Pratt Manhattan Gallery Room 213 (adjacent to the gallery) April 22, 2015 6:30 8PM Nicolás Dumit Estévez, Robert Longo, Tavia Nyong’o and Martha Wilson Organized and Moderated by Alaina Claire Feldman, Independent Curators International (ICI) In conjunction with the exhibition Martha Wilson, Performing, Re-enacting and Reacting will explore key complex issues surrounding the current […]read more »